Tools for Blacksmiths and Farriers: Videos & Resources
Owning the right tools makes shaping metal and welding easy. When you're hard at work in the shop, you want the best hammers, tongs, and nippers to make the job less demanding. At Centaur Forge, we carry a wide selection of blacksmith shop tools and farrier tools and supplies for your convenience.
However, there are a lot of different tools used by blacksmiths and farriers, and it can be difficult to know what tool is needed for your job. Watch our videos to find out more about different tools, brands, and uses, and browse our selection of farrier or blacksmith tools now to stock up on what you need.
Learn About the Basic Blacksmithing Tools and More
Blacksmiths need durable tools to bend, shape, and mold metals for different purposes. There's a lot you may or may not need to know, and our videos are a good place to start. They list the different farrier and blacksmith tool names and provide plenty of information on tong types, nippers, and hammers. But let's start with some of the basics - blacksmithing tools for beginners.
A novice blacksmith will want to invest in a good hammer. It can deliver a blow like no other and expertly forge your metal. Our video on Pein Hammers shows how metal is moved and morphed once the front of the hammer strikes. With the help of this hammer, you can forge sturdy metals with a simple blow and save precious energy.
Tongs are just as important for blacksmiths and farriers of all levels. They provide a sturdy grip on hot metals, acting as a beneficial third hand. Our videos on tongs explain the difference between V-Bit Tongs, Scrolling Tongs, Pick Up Tongs, and more. Some tongs are made for shoeing and others for holding railroad spikes. You're going to want to know just what tongs to use, and we're here to help.
If nippers are what you're after, you're in luck. Our variety of farrier hoof nippers are made with different sized flush cuts, allowing you to treat the hoofs of cattle or horses. Get a look at our beveled nippers to find the best option for the job at hand.
Tools Made for Unique Jobs
Blacksmiths and farriers rely on tools to forge highly specialized metal objects. We understand the importance of having the right tool in hand, and our videos are a good place to start for learning about the specific uses of hammers, tongs, and nippers. If you ever have questions about our unique selection of tools for farriers or for blacksmiths, we're only a phone call away. Our team of specialists is here to make your projects easy, fast, and fun.