Hello everyone , Im new to this site, and new to metal forging and knife making . working along side of my buddy who has knowledge in this art of knife making, I'm excited to get started and try to make a Damascus knife. I will post a few photos once we get started and a see how thing go.. This new press I built is a 22ton , 5hp 1stage 10.9gpm 2nd stage 2.9. 52 hours into building this press so hopeully she works good ..