Watch how to make a small forge with a coffee can and common kitchen ingredients

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If you have a medium-sized metal can, flour, corn starch, powdered sugar, baking soda, and maybe some borax, you can make a small forge that will work with a standard soft flame torch found at any hardware store. NightHawkInLight was able to place a small crucible inside and melt aluminum scraps in just five minutes. […]