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Stumptown Forge

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  1. I have to agree with Brian that it is not a good material if you are just starting. First because of its excellent properties it can cause some pretty bad habits because it is so forgiving. More importantly its tuff stuff and because of the narrow forging range needs to be forged quickly. Forging H13 especially in the 3/4 to 7/8 range for hand tools is really power hammer work. I use this material for nearly all hot tools in my shop. It is important to soften the striking side of the tool as previously discussed. I find that I prefer the S1 - S5 and S7 steels for cold cutting tools or ed
  2. I feel so lucky to be able to do something I love. Good days in the shop and bad days (we have all had them) there are days when I cant do anything right. You know I still enjoy the day because I learned something. I also try to make the day fun. I decide what to work on every day and what my goals are. This makes everyday feel like a win when I accomplish my goals. No matter what you do, you need to build in time to advance your skills. I try to reinvent myself every couple of years to stay relevant. I will go back through my library and try techniques I have never done before. This has op
  3. I look at this time to develop new clients. Also, I take slow times to invest time into the shop. The project for the shop I have been putting off until.....its slow....
  4. Wow, Thanks for sharing the hammer with us. Have you seen or tried this hammer?
  5. From the album: New Projects 2

    Sun forged from 3/8" plate
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    Sun Gate

    From the album: New Projects 2

    Catherines Sun Gate
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    Flower

    From the album: New Projects 2

    Flower
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    Nazel 4b

    From the album: Shop Tools

    Nazel 4b
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    Stand

    From the album: New Projects 2

    Stand
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    dragonfly

    From the album: New Projects 2

    dragongly start from 1/2x1
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    dragonfly

    From the album: New Projects 2

    dragongly
  12. From the album: Shop Tools

    Nazel 4B Green Bug Eater
  13. From the album: New Projects 2

    Frog Candlestick
  14. From the album: Shop Tools

    New Ribbon Burner Forge. Wow is this hot!
  15. From the album: Shop Tools

    New Ribbon Burner Forge. Wow is this hot!
  16. From the album: New Projects 2

    Split Base Candle
  17. From the album: New Projects 2

    Flush Light
  18. From the album: New Projects 2

    Flush Light
  19. The Hofi Anvil should be going into production from Angele in Germany

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    Fire Poker

    From the album: New projects

    Fire place poker
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    Cork Screw

    From the album: New projects

    Free form corkscrew
  22. Adrian, I always stop in the Gallery to admire your work. Well done.
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