Forging Guide: Page Three
grinder is used to shape the head and handle of a forging-hammer
and the handle, hilt or haft of a weapon. Successful use of the
grinder is dependent upon the character's Crafting skill. The verb
used to start the grinder is TURN.
Grinders are available within forging workships, which must be
rented in order to use. When a character's rental time is complete,
the grinder will stop working.
To use the grinder a character must be in good enough health to
operate it, must be wearing a crafting apron, and must be holding
the raw weapon material which has been scribed by the glyph material
in his or her left hand.
A character's level of success at the grinder is dependant on their
health, crafting skill, strength, agility and discipline bonuses,
the material difficulty, their profession and race, and a random
Successfully using the grinder on a material will result in a rough
weapon part, however, if a failure occurs, the material will need
to be scribed again before the grinder may be used. Extraordinary
failures will destroy the material altogether.
If more material was used than necessary, the remaining material
will be left in the character's right hand.