Shop tour using Insta360 One X camera

I have been experimenting with a little Insta360 One X 360 degree camera. I thought it might be fun to use the camera to take a 360 degree look at the blacksmith shop. This will be dome in editing and is not an interactive 360 video.

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The following list provides just a few resources to help you find supplies and equipment for blacksmithing.

These first links are affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission if you buy from these dealers.
My blacksmiths apron use code BBF
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My cordless die grinder ––brushless-die-grinder-kit/miln2784-22,default,pd.html

To find more information in blacksmithing in the US or to search for your local ABANA affiliate group visit.

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Other suppliers of blacksmithing tools and supplies
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Tong blanks and tools –
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Blacksmithing and related activities can be hazardous. These videos are not a substitute for competent professional instruction. Your safety is your sole responsibility. Always use appropriate safety equipment including eye and ear protection when working in the shop. Follow manufactures safety guidelines for the use of all equipment. In the event something shown in one of these videos seems unsafe, it is up to you to make the appropriate changes to protect yourself.