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Watch a Railroad Spike Turn Into a Tomahawk Before Your Eyes

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Here’s a great video, start to finish, of forging a tomahawk from a simple railroad spike. Watch and learn!

Artists come in many varieties, and this one calls metallurgy his craft.

Here’s a great tutorial of making a tomahawk, handle included, from a piece of used metal that once helped hold down the local tracks.

Here’s the video:

From heating the spike and hammering it to grinding and polishing, the finished product looks like something we would all love to have!

The video is certainly sped up to save time, but you can still see the hard work it takes to craft such a piece. He even made the handle from scratch!

It looks lightweight and simple enough to carry, and he even put a pick on it for added utility. Would you want one of these handmade tomahawks? Get in line!

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Watch a Railroad Spike Turn Into a Tomahawk Before Your Eyes