Fire in the Swamp Galleries

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