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Comments • 7 632

  • B C
    B C 5 hours ago

    Of course you can

  • Machine gun Mike
    Machine gun Mike 5 hours ago

    Sooooo....umm what you wanna sell that for? Learned it don't hurt to ask.

  • Carl Brutananadilewski

    Now send the shavings and dust to Cody's lab and have him recover it

  • blitz
    blitz 7 hours ago

    You earned a sub

  • jeanyves theriault
    jeanyves theriault 14 hours ago

    Quench it quench it let see what happen

  • Los Time
    Los Time 15 hours ago

    Looks awesome. I hope you forge silver next.

  • SisuTheCyberbully
    SisuTheCyberbully 17 hours ago

    You're making some expensive dust right there when grinding it

  • Liam McGregor
    Liam McGregor 20 hours ago

    It’d be funny if he accidentally as a hobbit blew the gold dust away😂

  • Adrienne Sutton
    Adrienne Sutton 21 hour ago

    That was painful to watch as a stacker

  • Jlriley
    Jlriley Day ago

    If platinum can be forged, a gold and platinum damascus would look awesome, specially like a Bowie or a kukrie

  • Thomas Wells
    Thomas Wells Day ago

    Ya should have made a chess pawn or king piece out of it. Now that would be classy

  • Grayson Plays
    Grayson Plays Day ago

    Can I come over and clean your belt sander?

  • Jacob Gray
    Jacob Gray Day ago

    Not gonna show us the finished product?

  • M B
    M B Day ago

    Gold an platinum Damascus blade...!!!

  • Money Shot IRL
    Money Shot IRL Day ago

    Well done really happy you're a success you're a real nice guy

  • Eddie Garcia
    Eddie Garcia Day ago

    Well done Sir. Love the videos !

  • Arsino Meteor
    Arsino Meteor Day ago

    I would've done just a ring or a bracelet, but this is awesome aswell :D

  • Ken Bar
    Ken Bar Day ago

    Hey Alec, I've just subscribed. Great channel, and great videos! Love your enthusiasm mate. Did you ever finish your gold knife?

  • Phil Gallagher
    Phil Gallagher 2 days ago

    Good to hear the word ALUMINIUM pronounced correctly for a change! Congratulations on reaching 1 Million subscribers. I have just added to that number (although I haven't checked how many you have now!!).....just noticed it is now 1.5M, so I guess 1,500,001!

  • MrTechHaus
    MrTechHaus 2 days ago

    why didn‘t you make a fuking handle. ruined my day

  • NothingIsImposible09
    NothingIsImposible09 2 days ago +1

    Platinum & titanium damuscus

  • Junior Nuñez
    Junior Nuñez 2 days ago

    Very interesting!

  • coyoteproject999
    coyoteproject999 2 days ago

    now ( january 2019 ) you've got MORE folower than ...... Jimmy DIRESTA !! ( 1.5 vs 1.4 ) YEAH !

  • coyoteproject999
    coyoteproject999 2 days ago

    please Alec, the folowing of this !!!! making handle, polishing, sharpening !! please !

  • calangel
    calangel 2 days ago

    You've introduced a lot of impurities into the gold, bruh. Make sure to get it refined. The inclusions aren't due to the "upsets" but due to those impurities and their effects on the grain structure.
    Notice he had a bucket down there to capture all that hold dust. Ha!

  • 8simonking8
    8simonking8 2 days ago

    I'll give you a thumbs up bro. One we share heritage and two both work with metal. Cool show.

  • ChangelingDJ
    ChangelingDJ 2 days ago

    That's, if its pure, is 400 dollars worth of gold...

  • No One
    No One 2 days ago

    I like your videos. I just wish that your voice wasn't so...annoying.

  • Paul Edwards Wolverine Cowboy

    you don't even have to heat gold to forge

  • Mr. Yoye
    Mr. Yoye 3 days ago

    Congratulations man, your work is awesome, I really enjoy watching your vids, continue growing!!!

  • Janet Holmes
    Janet Holmes 3 days ago

    100g of gold and he makes a knife. 🤷🏻‍♀️ FFS man you make JEWELLERY out of gold!

  • N Hosto
    N Hosto 3 days ago

    Yes you can.......

  • Mickey
    Mickey 3 days ago

    Just discovered this channel, really really love it! Editing and camera angles are awesome!

  • xXBBB2003Xx
    xXBBB2003Xx 3 days ago

    I would have made a coin

  • ginema sky rivers
    ginema sky rivers 3 days ago

    Buy a kilo of silver and forge thor hammer

  • lifenane1
    lifenane1 3 days ago

    i never met someone such a grateful person and a TheXvidr who always smiles and always optimistic. subbed.

  • MTCusick
    MTCusick 3 days ago

    Should’ve made a golden play button

  • keno castro
    keno castro 4 days ago

    its a more productive way than eating it as a garnish

  • GrumpyGerbil
    GrumpyGerbil 4 days ago +1

    Make gold Damascus

  • s Boltz
    s Boltz 4 days ago

    Hands down, one of the best youtubers, the editing, camera work, personality, and last but surely not least, the craftsmanship.

  • Sweet Cthulhu
    Sweet Cthulhu 4 days ago

    Why don’t you reach out to Adam savage

  • goodboy2022002
    goodboy2022002 4 days ago

    I just came across your video congrats on the 1mill subscribers 👍👍

  • Cold Duck
    Cold Duck 4 days ago

    Would like to see some gold added to blades as decoration instead of copper maybe as part of a knife sheath or part of a handle?

  • Korbin Bustle
    Korbin Bustle 4 days ago

    Alec gold

  • Yossi Barhum
    Yossi Barhum 4 days ago

    who is watching it in January 2019?

  • What a Maroon
    What a Maroon 4 days ago

    Cool video. But what a waste of gold.

  • Yeti Gaming
    Yeti Gaming 4 days ago

    You should make a gold arrow tip


  • 127BobbyRay
    127BobbyRay 4 days ago

    Just think, you could hide that knife in a cave somewhere and in a million years it would still look the same! Amazing craftsmanship....

  • Zayboy
    Zayboy 4 days ago

    Gold and silver damascus

  • Tribal Dragon
    Tribal Dragon 4 days ago

    Omg i cant look at the screen when you grind this golden knife knowing that every gram of this costs more than 40$!!

  • Tom Sellers
    Tom Sellers 4 days ago

    Flip Knife Lore Well Worn

  • Killerkeller94 G
    Killerkeller94 G 4 days ago

    I hope you guys were happy because on the day this was uploaded on TheXvid 100 grams of gold was worth over 4,000 US dollars.

  • Jess Stuart
    Jess Stuart 4 days ago

    Silver/Gold Damascus next?

  • Tomasz Wójcik
    Tomasz Wójcik 4 days ago

    I told you, and I can repeat - YOU ARE MADMAN!

  • WaiSay
    WaiSay 4 days ago

    Guest: whats that knife you're using to butter that bread?
    Alec: oh it just some gold i made into a knife, nuttin much :)

  • GCF Undefined
    GCF Undefined 4 days ago

    as a professional goldsmith, this was an 11 minute cringefest

  • Kevin Wendover
    Kevin Wendover 4 days ago

    Incredible craftsman. Wish I had time to learn the trade.

  • hecklarandkoch
    hecklarandkoch 4 days ago

    A solid gold chef's knife....well at least its better than a solid gold bullet, but not by much, you guys are crazy.

  • Benjamin Nag
    Benjamin Nag 4 days ago

    if u eanna harden the gold, make a gold with silver alloy, will give it strength. and ig u want a red tint to it as well as hardening it, make gold copler alloy, will make gold to appear a bit red, used commonly in jewlery application 😀

    xXxCARELESSxXxz 4 days ago

    whish you made a bullet tho but still cool^^,

  • Magne røe
    Magne røe 4 days ago

    It would fitted you more if you made a gold hammer.

  • wae yu boollee mi?!
    wae yu boollee mi?! 4 days ago

    aaahhh i can't look at it

  • VJ
    VJ 4 days ago

    I've been waiting ordering this for a long time do you lose some of the material after every heat or does it stay the same

  • Christoffer Thiim
    Christoffer Thiim 5 days ago

    Omg That was exciting PS Nice video BTW great job

  • Matt Nobrega
    Matt Nobrega 5 days ago

    That would be an expensive paring knife.

  • Matt Nobrega
    Matt Nobrega 5 days ago

    Imagine how strong you would be if you forged all of your blades?

  • jj the gamer
    jj the gamer 5 days ago

    wonder what wouuld happen if you dip gold in acid

  • rodney adams
    rodney adams 5 days ago

    nice knife. caint bleave all little bar gold. must strech really good

  • Mykhalable
    Mykhalable 5 days ago

    Hundreds of dollars in golden skidmarks on your anvil. Let that soak in.

  • Umer Sheikh
    Umer Sheikh 5 days ago

    I think you should’ve put it in the handle of a dagger alongside with some other jewels!!!

  • Kievan Rus
    Kievan Rus 6 days ago

    Every time you attempt to sharpen it it's going to cost a bit and with poor edge retention that would be often. Make it a safequeen for sure :)

  • Shinzu
    Shinzu 6 days ago

    Yes, yes you can. You only need an 8th grade knowledge of history and chemistry to know this.

  • Rudolph Salazar
    Rudolph Salazar 6 days ago

    2 million subrscribers you gotta try gold and platinum Damascus

  • Mihailo Maslovaric
    Mihailo Maslovaric 6 days ago

    What's the name of the song from 7:43

  • Andrew pishnery
    Andrew pishnery 6 days ago

    This is a federal offense 😭😭😭😂😂😂

    GOODIE AIRSOFT 6 days ago

    That’s some expensive water u got under the sander

  • fishy fingers
    fishy fingers 6 days ago

    Congrats on the million subs.. And awesome gold knife 👍

  • Rigel Mc
    Rigel Mc 6 days ago

    now that you have tried Gold can you try Platinum?

  • Jared Wells
    Jared Wells 6 days ago

    You need to try a brass and nickel Damascus if it worked it’d look bad ass

  • destructor 2005
    destructor 2005 6 days ago


  • Koen En dus niet iemand

    YAY, I was the 1.500.000th subscriber i just noticef

  • Alex Webb
    Alex Webb 6 days ago

    I see that Texas A&M flag back there👀 Gig 'Em👍🏻

  • King Kyro
    King Kyro 6 days ago

    100grams of gold is worth, approximately 5,000usda

  • spud thedog
    spud thedog 6 days ago

    take your meds m8

  • Avocado Hammer
    Avocado Hammer 6 days ago

    Super cool! And congrats on the 1M subs!

  • animalmother556x45
    animalmother556x45 7 days ago +1

    ..........he comments on how it is a joy to work with. And we still wonder why ancient civilizations liked it so much? Duh. It's pretty...doesn't rust...and is easy to work.

  • Dreamtrain
    Dreamtrain 7 days ago

    can I have that gold dust, you dont need it do you....

  • Warren Ketcher
    Warren Ketcher 7 days ago

    Make a video of you using your gold knife and the rest of the products you make lol

  • leovbernardo
    leovbernardo 7 days ago +1

    Amazing!! First, congrats on the 1M!! 🤗
    I was just wondering what is the final weight of the knife?! 🤔 🏅

  • James McAlevey
    James McAlevey 7 days ago

    White gold and yellow gold damascus next ????

  • Dankdukx Gaming
    Dankdukx Gaming 7 days ago

    For 10 million you should make an entire sword out of silver or gold

    2M views 7 days ago

    You should have made a dagger

  • Aarron ching
    Aarron ching 7 days ago

    Better be catching them flakes haha

  • JackKook73
    JackKook73 7 days ago

    Where's the second part?

  • king juggalo
    king juggalo 7 days ago

    My brain hurt when you said 3thousand 2hundred pounds lol

  • Ethan T.
    Ethan T. 7 days ago

    0:58 "This is three thousand two hundred pounds worth of gold" no it's 100 grams ya doof

  • Larry Newingham
    Larry Newingham 7 days ago +1

    Yes but it’s really hard to forge hollow gold

  • Greg Yule
    Greg Yule 7 days ago

    3.3K wasted

  • Tyler M23
    Tyler M23 7 days ago

    My guess it's to soft

  • Konrad
    Konrad 7 days ago

    'this is potentially where i make a really expensive puddle!'