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
      Black Beard Projects

      Be sure to check description! All sort of interesting information there as well as index of products and tecniques used. And while you are there check out my Patreon page too for early access and voice-over edit of my videos. If you like what I do consider supporting me so I can keep on making:

      about 9 months ago
    • toper makason winer [tps]
      toper makason winer [tps] In reply to Black Beard Projects

      +icaro thiago Ти чо русский или как

      about 10 days ago
    • Abhishek Choudhry
      Abhishek Choudhry In reply to Black Beard Projects

      7:58 Thats Groot.

      about 12 days ago
      JAM QUILES In reply to Black Beard Projects

      How much $$$ for this tool?

      about 21 day ago
    • Александр Михивнук
      Александр Михивнук In reply to Black Beard Projects

      +Андрей Григоров уважаемый, скобель не так выглядит, вообще не так...

      about 22 days ago
    • Rmakant Patel
      Rmakant Patel In reply to Black Beard Projects

      Black Beard Proje,,,,,

      about 26 days ago
    • craig kyle
      craig kyle

      You need to add a makers mark to that fine craft!

      about 9 hours ago
    • TUCFess

      Its very practical tool for gays and Jason Vurchis.

      about 19 hours ago
    • D S
      D S

      nice sound

      about 1 day ago
    • 진짜로 말파장인
      진짜로 말파장인


      about 1 day ago
    • Dan Kalynuik
      Dan Kalynuik


      about 1 day ago
    • Spookyx 2K
      Spookyx 2K

      Is that a fidget spinner piece

      about 1 day ago
    • Jesse van Leeuwen
      Jesse van Leeuwen

      Wat een tering video

      about 1 day ago
    • Matteo Bitondi
      Matteo Bitondi

      Ti é andata bene con il tornio. Bravo.

      about 1 day ago
    • Mercedes w202
      Mercedes w202

      Аааа, это ускоренное видео, а я думал ты так молотком ебошиш, как перфоратор

      about 1 day ago
    • PracticalTech

      Very nice work! Excelling idea to use a bearing race to make a draw knife!

      about 2 days ago
    • alma espinosa
      alma espinosa


      about 2 days ago
    • MR PNUT
      MR PNUT

      Sweet.......nice work bud👍🏼

      about 2 days ago
    • Robert Martinez
      Robert Martinez

      Sick beat

      about 2 days ago
    • Yoda The sloth
      Yoda The sloth

      White men:

      Me: LEtS pUT iT iN 0.25 sPEeD?

      about 2 days ago
    • Patrice L.
      Patrice L.

      Cool... dors it Péan anus pièce officielle métal can be turned in a blade ?

      about 2 days ago
    • Тот Самый
      Тот Самый

      Нож бы лучше захуярил, на медведя в лес ходить, а то столько сил и времени напрасно потратил.

      about 2 days ago
    • Рустем Куатович
      Рустем Куатович

      Че за хрень. Ноги брить что ли? Лучше б нож сделал бы

      about 3 days ago
    • Jack Woods
      Jack Woods

      Dude: Make me a chess set with a 6" king.

      about 3 days ago
    • ahmed ismail
      ahmed ismail


      about 3 days ago
    • Redfield MC
      Redfield MC

      12:56 This man knows how to treat his audience well!

      about 3 days ago
    • Brandon Greves
      Brandon Greves

      i always pass out to these videos 😂 is it only me this happens to?

      about 3 days ago
    • RiskTheDay

      Most satisfying moment is when you trim your hair and wooden piece.lol😋

      about 3 days ago
    • Unironic Irony
      Unironic Irony

      Lots of woodchips caught by your arm hairs lol

      about 3 days ago
    • Deepnarayan Saxena
      Deepnarayan Saxena

      Creater deserves a novel price.😍😍😘😘

      about 4 days ago
    • Zetan

      This man knows how to wittle a stick alright

      about 4 days ago
    • Farmer Fred’s Family Homestead
      Farmer Fred’s Family Homestead

      I can’t help but pictures this as a skateboard wheel bearing and everything else is just really tiny. Lol

      about 4 days ago
    • Дмитрий

      Оружие для маньяков, пока душишь голова отваливается🤣

      about 4 days ago

      Well done!

      about 4 days ago
    • K media
      K media

      All of this Hard work to shave your legs😂,

      about 4 days ago