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  • Andy Powell
    Andy Powell Minute ago

    Do some silver and gold Damascus Or pewter and gold that would actually Fold together real good...

    • Andy Powell
      Andy Powell Minute ago

      You could probly only use it one time before you had to fix it though, LOL

  • Andy Powell
    Andy Powell 3 minutes ago

    It is not practical but it is awesome...

  • Andy Powell
    Andy Powell 3 minutes ago

    Make me a knife...

  • NaTe ThE PLATE lll
    NaTe ThE PLATE lll 2 hours ago

    Make a knife with Viking engravements in it.

  • Týr Bjørn
    Týr Bjørn 3 hours ago

    Where is part 2?

  • Inventor Luis
    Inventor Luis 9 hours ago

    so ur the youngest blacksmith aye???

  • PathisNarrow
    PathisNarrow 14 hours ago

    put on mute for better experience

  • PathisNarrow
    PathisNarrow 14 hours ago

    annoying human.

  • Slyger
    Slyger 15 hours ago +1

    *Pewdiepie wants to know your location*

  • Jarkko Suominen
    Jarkko Suominen Day ago

    That is beautiful. Tanto would be awesome.

  • don kusz
    don kusz Day ago

    I was watching this outside And all my neighbor heard was that looks crusty let's slam it

  • Mattso
    Mattso Day ago

    cutting it makes it look like cutting wood

  • 簡宥名
    簡宥名 Day ago +1

    Can we copy strike Alex steele?

  • Thomas Presley
    Thomas Presley Day ago

    It went from nickel and copper Damascus to nickel and copper Damascus Damascus

  • Beeth Bequal
    Beeth Bequal 2 days ago

    who else watches this channel because of this? 2:25

  • insanity wolf
    insanity wolf 2 days ago

    Make a pooper scooper out of it.

  • Axel Padilla
    Axel Padilla 2 days ago

    Alec could you make a knife and with this kind of metal and send it to pewdiepie since it looks like his logo

  • Jake Ward
    Jake Ward 2 days ago

    Turn them it to handles for a knife

  • doomtank666
    doomtank666 2 days ago

    There are so much better ways to do this.

  • zachary king
    zachary king 2 days ago

    That would make a nice Kephart knife. Just my humble opinion.

  • Aseel Khalaf
    Aseel Khalaf 2 days ago


  • Shadowlance
    Shadowlance 2 days ago

    I too have discovered it's a good idea to ensure your parts are clean before entering foreign territory.

  • Toxic King
    Toxic King 3 days ago

    what’s up bros my name is *breath* PPPPEEEEWWWWDDDDIIIIEEEEPPPPIIIIEEEE

  • James Cox
    James Cox 3 days ago

    Dose this man ever wash his hands?

  • Sailor376also
    Sailor376also 3 days ago

    Cupronickle alloys are about the best boat building material there is. Strength and weld-ability is about equal to steel and also strength. The major benefits of a copper/nickle alloy are two : A, it is strong, but remains ductile,, If you strike a rock, the hull will first bend and may well remain water tight. Repair material and a welder can fix the vessel anywhere in the world. And B. It does not corrode in salt water and needs zero bottom paint to avoid bottom growth and barnacles. You need never paint your vessel. It is expensive,,, but does pay for itself in tug boats and rough tow craft, vessels that bump and rub against something when they work.

  • Jacob Shepherd
    Jacob Shepherd 3 days ago

    you should use this for a sword hilt

  • Ron Wallace
    Ron Wallace 3 days ago

    a guard for a Bowie knife with a Damascus blade of stainless and brass if it will fuse I couldn't believe the copper caused to the nickel

  • Dente Lupus
    Dente Lupus 3 days ago

    Maybe im stupid, but if you have pruduct to sell were would i go?
    Because i really want to gift a scottish dirk out of this materail especially since it reminds me of tiger fur pattern.

  • Emmett is Random
    Emmett is Random 3 days ago +1

    Pewdiepie logo

  • Mikea_114
    Mikea_114 3 days ago

    Try waiting till the copper oxidizes to see if the green makes a cooler pattern

  • Zetetic Zen
    Zetetic Zen 3 days ago

    Hahaha, this guy looks and sound like such a nerd.
    *sees biceps*
    I take it back, i didn't say anything! Please don't hurt me.

  • Cody'sLab
    Cody'sLab 3 days ago +60

    Something similar that I would like to see is a copper aluminium "DAMASCUS" made in the same way. the aluminium however should diffuse into the copper forming aluminium bronze (a bright gold color) which assuming the copper is thick enough should form alternating bands with unalloyed copper. Might need to be done in an oxygen free environment though... maybe I can form the initial stack and get it welded together in my vacuum chamber and send it to you for the rest of the forging?

    • chris h
      chris h 16 hours ago

      fancy seeing you here :'-D

    • Kyle Van Dyke
      Kyle Van Dyke Day ago

      +Ckc dillpickle better late then never.

    • Ckc dillpickle
      Ckc dillpickle Day ago

      Come one cody, 8 months late

    • philosophical inquirer
      philosophical inquirer Day ago

      As nice as the final nickel-copper damascus looks, my thoughts are that its too prone to oxidation and discoloration - how can this be prevented, otherwise you might make a nice sword or whatever - but the copper patterns will just go black and green in no time.

    • Kyle Van Dyke
      Kyle Van Dyke 2 days ago

      Yes please do this.

  • Amir Masoud
    Amir Masoud 3 days ago

    i can see the green flame

  • jklw10
    jklw10 3 days ago

    Copper oxide is green and burning copper gives a green flame

  • Bigluke 456
    Bigluke 456 3 days ago

    Throwing needles

  • thedrew4you
    thedrew4you 3 days ago


  • Arath Guijarro
    Arath Guijarro 4 days ago

    Make a brofist he will shout you out and you’ll get mad views and subs just from his reddit this a business opportunity

  • jesussaidbuyasword
    jesussaidbuyasword 4 days ago

    challenge to put a steel edge on it and make a display knife/dagger........bonus points for forging metal edge on both sides!

  • Tim Carney
    Tim Carney 4 days ago

    Add three or more Sterling plates in the center.

  • Buddycat Dudeguy
    Buddycat Dudeguy 4 days ago

    If you can nake enough of it, I would recommend making a gauntlet.
    Sidenote: it kinda looks like stained wood

  • Scott Lane
    Scott Lane 4 days ago


  • Raymond Gilbert
    Raymond Gilbert 4 days ago

    It looks like pewdiepies designwork

  • Saatvik Bhargave
    Saatvik Bhargave 4 days ago

    Make a knife out of it

  • ChangelingDJ
    ChangelingDJ 4 days ago

    I would love that as a wand

  • Vanity
    Vanity 4 days ago

    No that’s pewdiepie pattern

  • Jake Scholnicoff
    Jake Scholnicoff 4 days ago

    Make a knife out of mokume gane

  • Jem Jones
    Jem Jones 4 days ago

    Shouldn't you have fluxed the layers before spot welding them? So that they meld better in the forge?

  • Eyal Serussi
    Eyal Serussi 4 days ago

    maybe try a combination of copper and zinc? should make a 'damascus' copper and brass. could looke really cool.

  • Iqek
    Iqek 4 days ago

    you should make pewdiepie an 80 mil play button

  • Davit King
    Davit King 4 days ago

    Pewdiepie sword

  • A M Curry
    A M Curry 4 days ago

    Ax head,make and ax head.

  • Spaz Ravanovov
    Spaz Ravanovov 4 days ago

    I think it would make a lovely wind chime

  • VincentsVideoVisions

    how does this young dude have so much money?

  • Umbreon _Plays
    Umbreon _Plays 5 days ago +2

    “Nickel is shiny”
    No it’s purple
    Of course it’s shiny!

  • Retire Soon
    Retire Soon 5 days ago

    Would make some cool scales for a knife.

  • JoSEEF D
    JoSEEF D 5 days ago

    Copper/Nickel damascus is just Mountain Wood. Change my mind.

  • Dude Guy
    Dude Guy 5 days ago

    Make a tomahawk with it

  • Boreasrex11
    Boreasrex11 5 days ago

    ceremonial sword/dagger

  • Logan Rogers
    Logan Rogers 5 days ago

    I think it would look cool as a knife

  • Auth
    Auth 5 days ago

    fuse mokume gane with damascus steel...

  • noob19087
    noob19087 5 days ago +4

    I wonder how a copper and zinc damascus might look? Would the edges between the different metals alloy, so that you get thick waves of copper and zinc with thinner waves of brass along the edges?

  • ISTO maker
    ISTO maker 5 days ago

    Haha, the techno dumbstep music at 4:45

  • Paul Baron
    Paul Baron 5 days ago

    Very impressive, if I thought the neighbors would put up with the noise I'd give blacksmithing a go !!!

  • Devastator 1337
    Devastator 1337 5 days ago

    It looks like PewDiePie chair

  • Bill Weir
    Bill Weir 5 days ago

    Hi Alec should pitch the worlds Super yacht designers and see if they would like some Unique metal... the owners of these vessels just play oneupmanship every day.... i.e. bar stools trimmed in Whale Scrotum .... I think You could market your Mokume Gane Beer Coasters at 100 grand a set ? why not ..... might get you the funds for a real pickup truck :-)

  • crekcut
    crekcut 5 days ago

    make a dagger!

  • Pak Neger
    Pak Neger 5 days ago

    I am from the future in the year 2019 he is moving to montana

  • matthew eddis
    matthew eddis 5 days ago

    How much for a katana made from copper and nickel mokume gane?

  • Gustavo Demarchi
    Gustavo Demarchi 5 days ago

    I don't see an armor made out of this, but I clearly see a gauntlet or a helm. So cool

  • SamGaming Live
    SamGaming Live 5 days ago

    Make a knife out of it

  • Yours_depest_sadest_nightmare john doe

    I think u shoud do a head of a hammer(if its good amount of it make a big one or if there is less that u need make a small one)btw if u like this idea like this comment so he see it thx ;)

  • WaiSay
    WaiSay 5 days ago

    Make a gut knife, like one from cs:go From it!

  • WaiSay
    WaiSay 5 days ago

    Im gone for like 2 years and what happened?

  • WaiSay
    WaiSay 5 days ago

    Sub to poods

  • Ella stop looking on my yt

    Looks like PEWDIEPIE's chair

  • Anthon
    Anthon 5 days ago

    saw the thumbnail, answer = yes.

  • Lockark Dryavoska
    Lockark Dryavoska 5 days ago +3

    When your working it on the hammer, it looks like forbidden butter

  • Bob Hil
    Bob Hil 5 days ago

    Pewdiepie weapon

  • Ognjen Janicijevic
    Ognjen Janicijevic 5 days ago

    It looks like pewdiepies logo

  • Jadyn Miller
    Jadyn Miller 5 days ago

    What if you make a copper and nikle and 1040 steel

  • Nicho Oreta
    Nicho Oreta 6 days ago

    Do more powerhammer slow motion

  • Garbled User
    Garbled User 6 days ago

    What happens when a piece is dropped in an acid?

  • Oliver Falla
    Oliver Falla 6 days ago


  • Noah Troutner
    Noah Troutner 6 days ago

    Make a subscribe to pewdiepie dagger or something

  • Mikaylah Wiegand
    Mikaylah Wiegand 6 days ago

    Get pewdiepie to copy right this video

  • William Durowse
    William Durowse 6 days ago

    Pewdiepie metal

  • Dániel Deák
    Dániel Deák 6 days ago

    Make a damascus of copper, steel, brass and nickel.

  • Noah deabler
    Noah deabler 6 days ago

    I think that this would make an awesome blade, not for cutting just for looks

  • rodney adams
    rodney adams 6 days ago

    what most intested in. damascus steel is normal made chef knifes, bow knifes, wood working chisels, axes, if cain't think anything want make black smithing hammer. or collar thor hammer with weighting and all.

  • Sam Galvin
    Sam Galvin 6 days ago

    that would make a sick guard and pommel

  • nutte®
    nutte® 6 days ago

    when you're not sure what part of britain you're from

  • Danford Sawyer
    Danford Sawyer 6 days ago


  • Travis Collins
    Travis Collins 6 days ago

    Make a Damascus sword

  • TechnoMulen
    TechnoMulen 6 days ago

    go craft Ashkandi from vanilla wow.. a truely epic sword

  • Shannon Vaughan
    Shannon Vaughan 6 days ago

    Seems the most obvious thing to do with it would be to use it as handle material. It would look nice on a dagger or even embellishments on a sword. You could also use it to make jewelry. It’s very pretty.

  • Luke Demarco
    Luke Demarco 6 days ago

    M9 bayonet tiger tooth from cs:go

  • Charles Chenot
    Charles Chenot 6 days ago

    It'd be cool af to have a sword made out of this

    THE LOST SOUL 7 days ago

    i think you should make a dagger out of it

  • Hybridd
    Hybridd 7 days ago

    now make a chair out of this

  • Slebastian
    Slebastian 7 days ago

    You should make a dagger with it, think it would look really neat