We all know bearing are made of tough steels. See how I make a classy woodworking tool out of a ball bearing cage!
I am a novice when it comes to blacksmithing so no worries, easy techniques and common machines.

Index of operation and materials:
0:18 Cutting a slot in the cage so it's easier to open
1:32 Flattening the lip of the bearing cage
2:17 Isolating handles material
2:59 Forging bevel
3:10 Drawing out handles
3:58 Bending handles
4:32 Hardening
4:58 Straightening in vise
5:15 Cleaning scales so I can see tempering colors
5:22 Tempering
6:00 Grinding into shape with 2x72 belt grinder
7:02 Rockwell test files. Hardness between 60 and 65 Rc
7:15 Polishing with cotton wheel and fine polishing compound(hand sanded off camera to 1200grit)
7:43 Turning handles of mystery wood
9:35 Drilling hole for tang. 5mm diameter and 11.5mm deep
10:10 Cutting off excess handle with bandsaw
10:29 Fitting and glueing fuller
10:43 White mineral oil on wood (hand sanded off camera to 320grit)
10:57 Refining tang shape and measurements
11:23 Driving in handles with press fit
11:51 Honing the edge with a belt strop. No secondary bevel.

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    • Black Beard Projects
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      العراق العراق In reply to Black Beard Projects

      @Gamer Pro جججججج

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      about 1 month ago
    • RedNeckRacing 88
      RedNeckRacing 88

      For the time it took him to make that you could have bought one just like it or similar they make them just a big waste of time

      about 4 hours ago
    • Arun Lamba
      Arun Lamba

      Todane ki speed aachi hai

      about 21 hour ago
    • jerry baker
      jerry baker

      Dig it.

      about 23 hours ago
    • Emerson Gonzalez
      Emerson Gonzalez

      es-pec-ta-cu-lar se me cae la baba, no solo del trabajo, si no de la herramienta
      goood job, well done!!

      about 1 day ago
    • татарин р
      татарин р

      Мне бы так быстро хуярить молотком))))

      about 1 day ago
    • wally young
      wally young

      A draw knife out of a bearing cage.... how clever is that?👍

      about 1 day ago
    • John Coleman
      John Coleman

      It appears he has gained the ability to set his arm to fully automatic, well played.

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    • Alexis


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    • rebels yell
      rebels yell

      Bro u should play some metal music in the backround lol just seems like it wood fit lol.

      about 1 day ago
    • rebels yell
      rebels yell

      Great job! Specially on the handles..

      about 1 day ago
    • Alex Vinci
      Alex Vinci

      I would buy 2 right away!

      about 2 days ago
    • Maurice Carpfishing Channel
      Maurice Carpfishing Channel

      Give me one good reason why you should do this.....

      about 2 days ago

      Não sei como você chama esse teu trabalho aí, eu chamo de arte.
      Parabéns! Muito bom.

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      vGoat Clan


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    • Dgjihjofd Gjufkok
      Dgjihjofd Gjufkok

      عفارم اغاه

      about 3 days ago
    • Nicholas Marquez
      Nicholas Marquez

      Why am I watching this?!!!! Haha

      about 3 days ago
    • Ebrahim Lashkari
      Ebrahim Lashkari

      کیروم تو دهنت 12:36 قرطی😂😂😂😂

      about 3 days ago
    • D Monty
      D Monty

      Wish I could hammer as fast as you.

      about 4 days ago
    • boomerhgt

      That guys a fast worker

      about 4 days ago
    • Seb59F1

      Nice vidéo 👌👍

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    • Asif Rasheed
      Asif Rasheed

      Ulu ka patha, I wasted my 12 min.

      about 4 days ago

      Your have good skills but use in useful

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    • impala tmech81
      impala tmech81

      Who's got the time?

      about 4 days ago
    • Vencah Dedavena
      Vencah Dedavena

      umělecké dílo

      about 4 days ago
    • Bobby Jean
      Bobby Jean

      Very creative, skillful work.

      about 5 days ago
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      Cuong Truong


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    • Eduardo Ribeiro de Carvalho
      Eduardo Ribeiro de Carvalho

      Você manda bem gostei

      about 6 days ago
    • Luis Salazar
      Luis Salazar

      Corta una pata y al hospital

      about 6 days ago