improvised anvil
There is something I love about this anvil. It is something that one could probably find in a scrapyard and build into an excellent anvil. Note the multiple punching/tooling holes around the rim and the facility for a very secure mounting (sadly not being used to its potential here). The majority is a part from... something. I suspect it came from a locomotive or possibly a very large truck. The insert is the traditional Sri Lankan anvil, a 15-odd-lb truncated cone of bloomery iron. This thing d