Black Dragon Forge Hand ForgedBlack Dragon ForgeNeels van den Berg Custom Knives

OUR PRODUCTS:

We have been manufacturing and supplying the South African market with our range of Black Dragon Forges since October 2009. We believe each of our forges truly embodies the Black Dragon Forge slogan; "PRACTICAL - PERFORMANCE - QUALITY". Please do not hesitate to call us on 083 451 3108 / 082 318 5900 should you have any questions regarding any of our products.

BLADESMITH FORGE
(MKI Postbox Forge)
DAMASCUS FORGE
(MKII Damascus Forge)
PRO DAMASCUS FORGE
(MKIII Forced Air Forge)
   
       
Definitely our most popular forge. Perfect for Bladesmithing, general forging and heat treating of carbon steel. If making Damascus at home is your end game then this if the forge for you. Can also be used for Bladesmithing, general forging and heat treating of carbon steel.   Professional forced air Damascus forge for high volume manufacturing. Can also be used for Bladesmithing, general forging and heat treating of carbon steel.
       
The MKI Postbox forge features a compact and portable design that can operate from a single 9 kg LP Gas cylinder. The forge chamber is vibratory cast from a high quality, high heat refractory cement rated at 1350 degrees Celsius. Easy to operate and economical gas consumption.   The MKII Damascus forge features a dual burner setup and operates from 2 x 16 kg LP Gas cylinders. The forge chamber is vibratory cast from a high quality, high heat refractory cement rated at 1350 degrees Celsius and features our unique flame idler configuration.   Because of the unique nature of this specific forge, the MKIII is built on order only. Please discuss your requirements with Neels directly on 083 451 3105.
         
Forge comes complete with 1 X Black Dragon MKI Post-box Forge Chamber and Lid, 1 X High Pressure (HP) LPG Regulator, 1 X 0-250 kPa Pressure Gauge, 1 X Dragon Burner, 1 X LPG Hose (1 Meter) and 2 X Hose Clamps.   1 X Black Dragon MKII Damascus Chamber, 1 X 0-250 kPa Pressure Gauge (Fitted), 2 X Dragon Burners (Installed), 1 X High Pressure (HP) LPG Regulator, 1 X installed firewall with 70mm x 50mm vent and 1 X replaceable floor insert.   1 X MKIII Damascus Chamber, 1 X 0-250 kPa Pressure Gauge (Fitted), 3 X Dragon Forced Air Burners (Installed), 1 X High Pressure (HP) LPG Regulator, 1 X installed firewall with 70mm x 50mm vent, 3 X replaceable floor inserts.
         
9 kg LP Gas cylinder NOT included.   2 x 16 kg LP Gas cylinders NOT included.   LP Gas cylinders and Air Blower NOT included.
         
PRICE: R3800   PRICE: R8800   STARTING PRICE: R12 000
Please discuss your requirements with Neels directly.
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DRAGON BURNER
(Burner Only)
HANDLE BROACH
(Hidden tang handle broach)
CARBON STEEL: SAE5160
(6mm X 60mm)
   
       
The Black Dragon Burner as used in both the MKI & MKII forges can now be purchased separately for this who would like to build their own forges.   The dragon fang hidden tang broach tool is a double sided aggressive active saw tool for use in knife making. Enlarging the hole for a hidden tang has never been easier.   5160 carbon steel is a steel popular with bladesmiths, due to its forging nature and straight forward heat treatment procedure. 5160 has good edge holding but is known for its outstanding toughness. Often used for hard working knives (hardened to 59- 60 Rc) and swords (hardened to 55-56 Rc) because of its toughness.
         
PRICE: R1200   PRICE: R200   PRICE: R120 p/meter
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BLACK DRAGON TUMBLER VIRTUOSO QUENCH OIL
(Fast and Medium speed heat treatment oil)
  52100 BEARING STEEL
(1.5kg per roller bearing)
   
       
This compact, low noise rotary tumbler features a custom stainless steel base, cnc'd bearing mounts and a 5 litre ( nearly indestructible polyethylene barrel with a watertight lid.

The unit comes standard with 2kg ceramic tumble media, a sample cleaning solution kit and a handy media basket for retrieving your piece after tumbling.

Tumble for 90 minutes or select one of the additional adjustable timer durations. Only available as a 220V unit at present. Proudly made in South Africa and comes with a 1 year warranty.

Works perfectly for knife blades up to 300mm in length, gun parts, brass casings, etc.

Cleans up to 150 x 243/308 caliber casings, or up to 700 x 9mm parabellum casings in one cycle.

  VIRTUOSO is a premium quality quenching oil that serves two primary functions. It facilitates hardening of steel by controlling heat transfer during quenching, and it enhances wetting of steel during quenching to minimize the formation of undesirable thermal and transformational gradients which may lead to increased distortion and cracking.

VIRTUOSO Fast - For Carbon Steel (1070, 5160, 01, EN45)

VIRTUOSO Medium - For High Carbon Stainless Steels
(N690, M390, 440C, 12C27, 14C28N, D2, L4528)

  52100 Roller Bearings at 1.5kg each. You have not forged until you have had the pleasure of one of these under the hammer.
         
PRICE: R4200   PRICE: R350 / 5 Litre   PRICE: R100 each
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VERMICULITE
(500g Bag)
FIRE CLAY
(1kg Tub)
  PRESSURE GAUGE
(0-250kPa)
   
       
Vermiculite as used during annealing, allowing for slow cooling of your steel. Annealing, in metallurgy and materials science, is a heat treatment process that alters the physical and sometimes chemical properties of a material to increase its ductility and reduce its hardness, making it more workable.   Fire grout is for repairing of all types of leakage in
a fireplace, cooking stoves and anthracite equipment. Also used as a mortar when "gluing" fire bricks to one another.
  Used to measure the line pressure from your regulator to your forge.
         
PRICE: R30 per 500g bag   PRICE: R80   PRICE: R450 each
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