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I Forge Iron


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    apache junction, arizona, usa
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    southern Minnesota, USA
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    UMBA video librarian
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    blacksmithing, skeet trapping, junk
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    police officer

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  1. It the same weekend in September evey year. Last year there was talk on a few new people taking the Raines running the conference. An event that big is a big responsibility we think he meant reigns No, I think he meant "reins".
  2. Welcome Tennessee has a conference coming up shortly I think
  3. Any Damascus with good contrast or mokume Gane which is basically nonferous Damascus
  4. A while back on Facebook someone was using hot glue and a bowling ball. Haven't tried it not sure how well it cleans off. Different amounts of heat would change how it moves
  5. I see conference has workshops any idea how to sign up for them
  6. A piece of 1/2 round stock bent into a u sticking up in a secure vise. Feed the stock pull to bend keep feeding and bending. Draw the curve you want bend to the drawing. 5/16 should be able to be bent cold. If you are doing many same size build bending jigs.
  7. I am winter apache junction Arizona resident. Do you have a shop set up
  8. Back to his original question other years opening ceremony was evening of first day listed for conference which is wensday I believe then demos Thursday Friday and part Saturday with evening meal and then the auction. This time the website lists demonstrator and workshops which I understand to mean hands on workshops. There probably is some night forging. Again this is my opinion only and may not resemble what will happen either way I plan to be there from Minnesota.
  9. Railroad anchor is a piece of spring steel hammered onto the bottom of the rails. It is to keep the rail from sliding as it hits the railroad tie.
  10. 781

    Rescued leg vise

    At fluid and acetone are better to unstick stuck parts
  11. I have one somewhere they are hard to find compared to Philippine coins as many came to us from wars
  12. Welcome a closer Minnesota group is the central Minnesota group they have monthly meetings mainly around st cloud area. I am from franklin but going to Arizona for winter sb oddly
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