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Lessons in Blacksmithing Safety

Jun 11 2007 03:51 PM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2007 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB0002 Safety The first thing you need to know is how to be safe. It is called personal safety for a reason, it is YOUR personal safety that is being discussed. In blacks...

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Lessons in Blacksmithing Seeing Colors

Aug 15 2007 03:06 PM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2007 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB0007 Seeing Colors Explanation of colors: I divide red, orange, and yellow (the colors of heated metal) into 3 groups each. Start with black then low red, medium r...

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Lessons in Blacksmithing Living with a Blacksmith

Sep 08 2007 03:54 PM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2007 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB0009 Living with a Blacksmith There was a recent post in the Forum about using the wife's car to transport anvils. An email suggested that in order to remain ma...

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Blacksmithing Hammers

Jul 14 2007 12:00 AM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

IForgeIron Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2007 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB0004 Blacksmithing Hammers Hammers Blacksmiths use many different hammers, hand hammers, foot operated hammers, motorized hammers, steam hammers,...

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Forge welding

Jan 09 2011 10:33 PM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

This was taken from an email to assist a member in trying to get a good forge weld. To start let us discuss colors of hot steel. Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2007 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB0007 Seeing Colors Explanation o...

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Heat Treating Steel, Normalizing

Jan 01 1970 12:00 AM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

IForgeIron Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2008 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB0013.0004 Heat Treating Steel, Normalizing by Gerald Franklin LB0013.0004 Heat Treating Steel Normalizing will be given a number after several other...

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Heat Treating Steel, Annealing

Jan 06 2008 04:05 PM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

IForgeIron Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2008 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB0013.0003 Heat Treating Steel, Annealing by Gerald Franklin LB0013.0003 Heat Treating Steel Annealing will be given a number after several other less...

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Heat Treating Steel, Tempering

Jan 06 2008 04:03 PM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

IForgeIron Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2008 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB0013.0002 Heat Treating Steel, Tempering by Gerald Franklin LB0013.0002 Heat Treating Steel - Tempering will be given a number after several other less...

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Heat Treating Steel, Hardening

Jan 26 2008 04:01 PM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

IForgeIron Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2008 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB0013.0001 Heat Treating Steel, Hardening by Gerald Franklin LB0013.0001 Heat Treating Steel - hardening will be given a number after several other lesson...

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Lessons in Blacksmithing Mistakes that beginner...

Jun 05 2008 03:57 PM | Glenn in Lessons in Blacksmithing

IForgeIron Lessons in Blacksmithing Copyright 2002 - 2008 IFORGEIRON, All rights reserved. LB000x Mistakes that beginners make Civilwarblacksmith aka Reb Staup III The 2 most common mistakes that beginners make are: Not getting the steel hot...

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