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Offline amertrac

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small blacksmithing
« on: December 24, 2011, 06:33:54 PM »
I got the fairmont hammer from another forums secret santa. goes well with my desk anvil don't you think   bob w.
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Re: small blacksmithing
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2011, 10:00:23 PM »
Nice! Where's the miniature forge!
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Re: small blacksmithing
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2011, 10:04:10 PM »
I think I know where there is a ten ounce trip hammer!
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Re: small blacksmithing
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2011, 05:47:25 AM »
Nice! Where's the miniature forge!
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We have a fireplace also a bellows  ( I beleive thats what it's called) just have to convince wife that I won't burn the rug.
We do not have any more horses either. Maybe I could straighten paper clips LOL bob w.
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Re: small blacksmithing
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2011, 09:00:00 AM »
Add a simple nail header, and some 1/4" round stock, and you are well on your way to making hand forged nails......

http://www.appaltree.net/aba/nails.htm for some history on nails.
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Re: small blacksmithing
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2011, 05:22:28 PM »
Amertrac, I love Fairmont tools.  I have several Fairmont wrenches but no Fairmont hammers.
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Re: small blacksmithing
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2012, 08:06:37 PM »
Nice! Where's the miniature forge!

You mean where's the BIC lighter?
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Re: small blacksmithing
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2012, 08:29:21 AM »
I think I know where there is a ten ounce trip hammer!

Now that would be interesting to see!   And if you can get some Leprechauns working it, even better!

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Re: small blacksmithing
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2012, 10:39:57 AM »
Very nice, is that about 90# rail
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