This is the first in a series of three videos by Hershel House. An educational and entertaining look into this interesting craft, suitable for beginners or experienced smiths. Blacksmithing since the 1960s, Hershel House demonstrates basic to more complex techniques in a logical progression. Includes a bonus segment on tuning a gunlock. This tape features famed buckskinner knifemaker and gunsmith. It shows the basic skills including building a proper fire, forging, brazing, welding, tempering, hot cuts and hot filing. An excellent presentation.