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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #45 on: March 28, 2017, 02:15:44 PM »
I saw something today that would be SO COOL!  Hinges made out of 2 horseshoes.  The ends of one horseshoe were curled back onto themselves and the ends of the other horseshoe were turned outward so they fit in the space created by the curled ends.  VERY cool looking!  I'll see if I can post a photo of them!
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #46 on: March 28, 2017, 08:31:11 PM »
I found some stainless 3/8" rod today. Should make some great meat hooks. Found on old ax last weekend. May repurpose it
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #47 on: March 29, 2017, 09:53:39 PM »
Made my first hammer today
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #48 on: March 29, 2017, 10:13:23 PM »
Very cool Jasnt  :tup:
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #49 on: March 30, 2017, 08:12:51 AM »
Nice!
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #50 on: March 30, 2017, 05:11:27 PM »
Set number 4 completed today. They are getting easier and a little better looking imo
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #51 on: March 31, 2017, 11:44:19 PM »
Nice Jasen! That's awesome  :tup:

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #52 on: March 31, 2017, 11:54:59 PM »
Will be making my own coni dogs soon

every part of ur cage traps gonna be homemade now :chuckle:

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #53 on: April 01, 2017, 04:05:29 PM »
Will be making my own coni dogs soon

every part of ur cage traps gonna be homemade now :chuckle:
i just need to learn how to make welded wire
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #54 on: April 01, 2017, 04:15:49 PM »
I saw something today that would be SO COOL!  Hinges made out of 2 horseshoes.  The ends of one horseshoe were curled back onto themselves and the ends of the other horseshoe were turned outward so they fit in the space created by the curled ends.  VERY cool looking!  I'll see if I can post a photo of them!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #55 on: April 01, 2017, 07:59:53 PM »
 :tup: :tup: :) :)
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #56 on: April 03, 2017, 05:57:47 PM »
https://www.northwestmuseum.org/calendar/all-events.cfm/event/understanding-the-history-philosophy-and-craft-of-blacksmithing

I signed up for the 10 am- 2 pm  Saturday June 17th class

thought I would pass it  along for those interested
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #57 on: April 03, 2017, 06:47:47 PM »
Thank you
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #58 on: April 04, 2017, 06:05:47 PM »
Started my first bush/camp knife.  It's going to my brother for all the free spring steel he gave me
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #59 on: April 07, 2017, 11:54:19 AM »
http://murphyauction.com     

Boardman OR, tree farm auction, they have sawmakers anvils for sale (never heard of saw anvils) 

for anyone interested use auction site search tool to find them.  I may go Thursday, see how work schedule goes ?
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