Fire in the Swamp 2012

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