Category Archives: Blacksmithing

Blacksmith Weekend

The Blacksmith Clan got together last weekend for the opening of Liberty Tool in Liberty, Maine.  We were low on numbers with Bill, Noah, Adriaan, and myself, but we had a heck of a good time.  Here’s our haul: This will … Continue reading

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Hardy Tools

Thought I would throw up a picture of the hardy tools I made yesterday while apprentice Allan was making scrolls and nails. From top going clockwise:  spring fuller, large bending fork(1″gap), small bending fork(1/2″ gap), roll bar, hot cut hardy. … Continue reading

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Knives and Sheaths

These are the knives I made up at the 10 day ABS class up at the New England School of Metalwork three years ago.  Last year I put on the handles, and I just recently finished the sheaths.  I’ve spent … Continue reading

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Forging a Gambrel

I’ve got an inexpensive collapsable gambrel that was made for deer, but since I’ve got a 400 lb sow that needs to be slaughtered this fall, something stronger is needed. Looking at many images of gambrels online, I decided on … Continue reading

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