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    1. Blacksmithing, General Discussion

      Blacksmithing related topics, general discussion

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    4. Vises

      Post vise, leg vise, machinist vise, and other type vises.

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      All sizes, and types, mechanical, pneumatic, water, trip, etc No hand hammers here.

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    8. Heat Treating, general discussion

      Annealing, Hardening, Heat Treating, Tempering

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    10. Problem Solving

      Got a problem - we try to solve it.

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    11. Alchemy, Formulas, Fluxes, etc

      Alchemy, formulas, and fluxes used in blacksmithing

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    12. Metal Sculpture & Carvings

      Discussion on metal crafting for a unique and artistic experience.

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    13. Cold Worked Iron and Steel

      Armour, English wheels, spin forming, etc

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    14. The Business Side of Blacksmithing

      How to start a business, operate a business, and (hopefully) make the business profitable etc

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    16. Member Projects

      Working on a Special Project? Share it with us. Formerly Monthly Projects.

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    1. Knife Making

      Size doesn't matter.

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    3. Folding Knives

      Folding knives meant to save space.

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    4. Swordsmithing

      When size matters.

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    7. Finish and Polish

      Discussion on finishing and polishing your bladesmith work.

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    8. Historical Blades

      Military, Oriental, or Historical Blades... This is the Place to Talk about it.

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    1. General Metal Specific Discussion

      No iron content in the metals

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    3. Copper Alloys

      Copper, Brass, Bronze, etc

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    4. Mokume Gane

      Mixed-metal laminate with distinctive layered patterns

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    5. Everything Else

      When discussion doesn't fit anywhere, don't panic, this is the place for that.

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    7. Shop Tips n' Tricks

      Making life easier by sharing the not-so-common sense solutions for everyday life.

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    1. Zinc, galvanized, and coatings

      Zinc poisoning, fume fever,

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    2. Safety discussions

      How to work safely, Safety Hazards, etc.

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    1. In Case of Emergency

      A place to check in and inform

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    6. Blacksmith Guild, UK

      Exeter in Devon, UK

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    14. Prairie Blacksmiths Association

      Prairie Blacksmiths Association

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    15. South African Highveld

      South African Highveld Blacksmith Assicoation

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