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Blacksmithing - Forging a woodworkers holdfast

26 Jan 2017 - 1 year ago    Torbjörn Åhman

Here I show how to forge a woodworkers holdfast, with a bit of file work for added detail. If you like my videos you can support me at: ...


Forging a simple holdfast for wood working, black bear forge

21 Jul 2017 - 1 year ago    Black Bear Forge

This simple holdfast if forged from 11/16" cold rolled steel for a good fit in a 3/4" hole. While these can certainly be made entirely by hand. I am showing the way I ...


Hand Forging Woodworking Holdfast

27 Oct 2013 - 5 years ago    Timothy DC

I forge my own wooodworking holdfast. Starting with 3/4" square stock. #holdfast #forging #blacksmithing.


Blacksmith Forged Traditional Woodworkers Holdfast

11 Apr 2015 - 3 years ago    Robin Sharples

Robin Sharples forges a simple woodworkers holdfast from 5/8" round mild steel bar.


What is a Holdfast and How to use a Hold Fast Hand Tool for the Work Bench

15 Oct 2016 - 2 years ago    Wood By Wright

Watch more hand tool fun here http://vid.io/xoYa The Hold Fast is a tool that has been around for thousands of years and here are a few ways you can use it.


Making a Duck Bill Holdfast

05 Aug 2016 - 2 years ago    Timothy DC

Holdfasts are an essential part of woodworking. I have created many design and have landed on a design of holdfast i really like. This has a low profile and uses ...


Forging a holdfast - traditional work bench work holding tool

25 Jun 2016 - 2 years ago    Black Bear Forge

Holdfasts have long been used by woodworkers for securing work to the work bench. This video shows some of the step in the making of a traditionally styled ...


Blacksmithing Project - Forging The Hold Fast

06 May 2016 - 2 years ago    DF - In The Shop

This blacksmithing project shows how the blacksmith made this simple but effective clamp.


Trillium Forge: Holdfast

06 Sep 2018 - 3 months ago    Sean St.

Hi again, Here's a quick video on making a holdfast. If you've never used one, they're great for holding your work in place on the anvil. I like making them with a ...


Forged Roubo style holdfast

11 Jul 2016 - 2 years ago    Blacksmithing - Joey van der Steeg

Contact me: TechnicusJoe@gmail.com This is a holdfast I have forged for a customer to his size requirements. It's a lovely style of holdfast. Those French sure ...


Work holding options for the anvil – blacksmithing for beginners

09 Apr 2018 - 8 months ago    Black Bear Forge

Chasing your work around on the anvil can be very frustrating. Today we look at some holdfasts and other work holding options for the anvil. Including a ...


Homemade Holdfasts - $5 for Two

04 May 2017 - 1 year ago    Pask Makes

This was a very simple project - nothing to it really. I thought it was worth showing the process though. I didn't go crazy and make something super beautiful, I just ...


Forging A Hold Fast

08 Apr 2018 - 8 months ago    BIG DOG FORGE

If you'd like to support big dog forge by becoming a patron Please visit the patreon link below. https://www.patreon.com/BigDogForge Or if you would just like to ...


Forging a Holdfast

30 Jan 2018 - 10 months ago    Popular Woodworking

Bodger Don Weber takes us into his simple forge area to share the reasonably simple steps to create a holdfast. For more from Don Weber, go to ...


Made me a Hold Fast, and needed a rake.

20 Apr 2013 - 5 years ago    bc65925

Got out the forge and made a Rake and a Hold Fast. This is the final heat on the rake. These are my first heats on my forge.


Blacksmithing - Forging a holdfast or hold down tool

18 Aug 2018 - 3 months ago    cm8sunset

My second attempt using thicker stock for a hold fast, the first one wouldn't lock but this one will stop the little stuff flying around. Based on John's version from ...


Holdfast or F-Clamps

23 Apr 2015 - 3 years ago    Bill Schenher

This time we are talking about keeping things in place. On a bench there are a few ways, but my favorite way is using a holdfast. F-Clamps are another great ...


THE BEST Blacksmith Hold Down Tool // Plans for Making a Holdfast

28 May 2017 - 1 year ago    Christ Centered Ironworks

This is the best blacksmith hold down tool available. The best part is you can make it yourself! A blacksmith hold down tool keeps your project still on the anvil ...


Roubo Holdfast, the First Whack

28 Mar 2012 - 6 years ago    Christopher Schwarz

Blacksmith and white smith Peter Ross made this copy of the holdfast shown in Andre Roubo's 18th-century book on woodworking that I use on my French ...


Forging a Holdfast

18 Oct 2018 - 1 month ago    Liberty Ironworks

Forging a holdfast which is a tool used in the pritchel hole as a way to hold work at the anvil.