Resources & Links

INFORMATION WEB SITES
British Blades
Don Fogg Bladesmiths Forum
Sword Forum International
My Armoury.com

Tools
Axminster Tools
Cromwells Engineering Supplies

Grinders
Ebay
Surteck
Hydrafeed,  suppliers of vanco flexyband linisher (like mine)
Radius master (Australia)
KMG (U.S.A.)
Bader (USA)
https://downlandengineeringservices.com/  Maker of the Ali grinder.

Belts
Johnt1102 on British Blades;  the cheapest and best belt supplier (mention I sent you)

Steel
Graham Oxley tool steel   en42 en 45 cs70 cs80 en9
Acton bright steel en9
George H. Cook W2 and 300 and 400 stainless steel
West Yorkshire tool steel
Mick Maxen supplies pre-cut 20c and 15 & 20 ready to make billets
Nordel Knives

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/High-Grade-Steel  supplies pre cut 15n20 and En42J

www.highgradesteel.co.uk  supplies pre cut 15n20 and En42J

Refactories
Alpha insulation (Yorkshire)

Thermocouples
Type K inconel (3 to 6mm )   www.omega.co.uk

Gas Forges
Swan gas forges

Antiscaling Compound for heat treating

Ian Allen-Rowlandson  longstrider7@yahoo.co.uk

 

LINKS TO WEBSITES WHICH MAY BE OF INTEREST

http://www.flickr.com/photos/55552378@N00/ over 400 photos of my work
www.britishblades.com the best website for UK knifemaking and collecting.
http://www.dfoggknives.com/ Don Fogg’s website
http://forums.dfoggknives.com/ bladesmiths forum loads of great knife info from over the pond (show and tell has some amazing work)
www.powning.com/jake/home/j_homepg.shtml Jake Pownings site. Some of the best blade work out there.
www.baba.org.uk British Artist Blacksmiths association site
www.mvforge.com The website of Howard Clark; master bladesmith who ran a sword class at Bushfire Forge in April 2010
www.londonlongsword.com Dave Rawlings
www.to-ken.com To-Ken society of Great Britain. Japanese sword collectors society.
www.myarmoury.com Resource for historical arms & armoury collectors (Lots of incredibly good info on swords etc on this site)
www.iforgeiron.com Blacksmithing website. Good for power hammers and metal bashing.

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