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  1. I Forge Iron Forum

    1. Keeping You Informed

      What is new on the forum and site

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    2. Feedback and Support

      Having difficulty figuring out I Forge Iron? Post your problems & bug reports.

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  2. Blacksmithing

    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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    5. Power Hammers, Treadle Hammers, Olivers

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

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    6. Presses

      Hydraulic presses, Fly presses, etc

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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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  3. Bladesmithing

    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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  4. Machinery and power tools

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  5. Non-ferrous metal working

    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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  6. Welding / Fabrication

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  7. General Discussions

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    2. Book Reviews

      Metal related books and my review.

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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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    6. Introduce Yourself

      A place for folks to say hello and introduce themselves.

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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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  8. Safety

    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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    3. 1,194
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  9. Sections

    1. In Case of Emergency

      A place to check in and inform

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  10. Blacksmith Groups Forum

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    17. Prairie Blacksmiths Association

      Prairie Blacksmiths Association

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    18. South African Highveld

      South African Highveld Blacksmith Assicoation

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