The ForgeCast-logo

The ForgeCast

Education Podcasts

The blacksmithing and bladesmithing podcast hosted by bladesmith Sam Towns and blacksmith Alex Norton. Laugh, learn and talk about the best career on Earth every Friday! With exclusive guests, tool reviews and awesome topics, there's lots to hear and learn for beginners and masters alike!

The blacksmithing and bladesmithing podcast hosted by bladesmith Sam Towns and blacksmith Alex Norton. Laugh, learn and talk about the best career on Earth every Friday! With exclusive guests, tool reviews and awesome topics, there's lots to hear and learn for beginners and masters alike!

Location:

United States

Description:

The blacksmithing and bladesmithing podcast hosted by bladesmith Sam Towns and blacksmith Alex Norton. Laugh, learn and talk about the best career on Earth every Friday! With exclusive guests, tool reviews and awesome topics, there's lots to hear and learn for beginners and masters alike!

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 121 - 12c27 and Polishing

7/29/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:04:34

Episode 120 - Taps, Dies and Ordering your Operations

7/22/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:00:57:37

Episode 119 - Ellen Durkan of Iron Maiden Forge

7/15/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:00:50:01

Episode 118 - Anthony Carroll

7/8/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:06:27

Episode 117 - Hot Tables and Chopsticks

7/1/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:06:27

Episode 116 - Alex Ruiz from Volundr Forge

6/25/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:14:53

Episode 115 - Arron Finn from AJF Metalworks

6/17/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:12:12

Episode 114 - LIVE at CanIron 2021!

6/10/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:57:26

Episode 113 - Soapstone and Force Multiplication

6/3/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:16:18

Episode 112 - Why Won't my Blade Harden?

5/27/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:11:04

Episode 111 - Tiny Hammers and Making your Wood Behave

5/20/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:22:27

Episode 110 - Establishing Progression Plans

5/13/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:09:46

Episode 109 - A33 Steel and the Thermodynamics of Forging

5/6/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:34:40

Episode 108 - Proper Flux and Dressing your Tools

4/29/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:08:29

Episode 107 - Jim Morrissey

4/22/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:01:34

Episode 106 - Kat Van Forge

4/15/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:08:43

Episode 105 - File Guides and File Testing

4/8/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:19:12

Episode 104 - Celebrating Two Years of The ForgeCast

4/3/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:02:13:04

Episode 103 - Tool Up, or Die!

3/25/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:25:57

Episode 102 - Air Compressors and Equipment Maintenance

3/11/2021
Ask us a question at: ask.forgecast@gmail.com find us at: https://www.instagram.com/the.forgecast/ https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCastPodcast/ Sam Towns https://www.instagram.com/samtownsbladesmith/ https://www.facebook.com/SamTownsBladesmith https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJMbidCdie0rbmfN9ckkqw Alex Norton https://www.instagram.com/valhallaironworks/ https://www.facebook.com/valhallaironworksAU/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZSPCF71g7v974gaBVleSWg

Duration:01:09:22