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Fire in Swamp 2009 Gets Underway
scraping the doss off the bronze
Iron flows freely from the cupola
Kelly Landrum making Raku
oxygen lance clears a blockage with John Periloux
Teaching of Blacksmithing by Chuck Averett
John Perilloux
Bronze pour
Copper leaf making with Patrick Branan
molten iron flowing from the cupola
Raku pottery by Kelly Landrum
Mykaela forging
Forging a Knife Blade
Kelly Landrum preparing her kiln for Raku
Deborah Davis forging a hummingbird
Iron starts to flow
Kelly and her class
Deborah at the forge
The first iron pour from the new cupola
Youngsmith Chucks son
hand made tool box and black smith tools given away 2011
Wood fire to pre-heat the cupola and light the coke
Master Smith Chris Marks at Gas Forge
Raku kiln and pottery being pre-heated
John Perilloux feeds the cupola
Throwing pottery
breaking of iron for the iron melt
Forging
Bronze crucible being transferred to pouring shank
Chris Marks forges a knife
Pouring an Iron Cross in a mold carved in the ground.
ladle for iron pour pre-heat
Hunter Averett at the forge
Hand Forged Iron Work by Tom Walker
John Perilloux charging the cupola
Working at the anvil during Fire in the Swamp 2009
Hot cutting iron by Wayne Cash
Freshly cast bronze horse-head cane handle
Hand Forged knives by Edd Scafidel
Bad ass knife
Pouring bronze into sand molds
Chuck and his son
At the Anvil, Fire in the Swamp 2009
Sue Lincoln making a pewter mold for casting