Fire in the Swamp 2012

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