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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. 30,089
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    5. Vises

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

      8,566
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    6. Heat Treating, general discussion

      Annealing, Hardening, Heat Treating, Tempering

      4,603
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    7. 5,390
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    8. Problem Solving

      Got a problem - we try to solve it.

      14,963
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    9. Alchemy, Formulas, Fluxes, etc

      Alchemy, formulas, and fluxes used in blacksmithing

      5,225
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    10. Metal Sculpture & Carvings

      Discussion on metal crafting for a unique and artistic experience.

      10,911
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    11. Cold Worked Iron and Steel

      Armour, English wheels, spin forming, etc

      1,233
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    12. The Business Side of Blacksmithing

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

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    13. 3,383
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    14. Member Projects

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

      15,442
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  3. Machinery and power tools

    1. 2,122
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    2. Power Hammers, Treadle Hammers, Olivers

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

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    3. Presses

      Hydraulic presses, Fly presses, etc

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    4. 1,273
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    5. 2,288
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  4. Bladesmithing

    1. Knife Making

      Size doesn't matter.

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    4. 7,772
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    5. 675
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    6. Finish and Polish

      Discussion on finishing and polishing your bladesmith work.

      3,197
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    7. Folding Knives

      Folding knives meant to save space.

      1,280
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    8. 3,978
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    9. Historical Blades

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

      1,109
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    10. 1,093
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    11. Swordsmithing

      When size matters.

      4,579
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  5. Non-ferrous metal working

    1. General Metal Specific Discussion

      No iron content in the metals

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    2. 288
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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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    2. 107
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  7. Misc Discussions

    1. Introduce Yourself

      A place for folks to say hello and introduce themselves.

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    2. 3,116
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    3. Book Reviews

      Metal related books and my review.

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    5. 392
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    6. Everything Else

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

      24,653
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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. Store

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  9. Safety

    1. Safety discussions

      How to work safely, Safety Hazards, etc.

      3,212
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    2. 1,522
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    3. Zinc, galvanized, and coatings

      Zinc poisoning, fume fever,

      513
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  10. Sections

    1. In Case of Emergency

      A place to check in and inform

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    2. 6,674
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  11. Blacksmith Groups Forum

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    3. 1,249
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    5. BAWA

      Blacksmiths Association of Western Australia

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    17. 391
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    18. Philip Simmons Artist-Blacksmith Guild of South Carolina

      Philip Simmons Artist-Blacksmith Guild of South Carolina

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    19. Prairie Blacksmiths Association

      Prairie Blacksmiths Association

      110
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    20. South African Highveld

      South African Highveld Blacksmith Assicoation

      335
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