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  1. Thanks for all the responses! I love hearing everyone's opinion on it. It does have the handling holes on the waist and bottom. What does that signify? I guess it means its not cast. Thank you for the advice, now I know what they are I may just bear with them as they are smithing related Fair enough! I will keep in mind while I progress and see what sort of things I start to make and make a decision further down the line. Thank you! Yeah true, was just interested to find out a bit more about it Thanks! I'm looking forward to it myself. Can't wait to get cra
  2. Thanks very much for all the information I did feel abit bad grinding the feet but there were huge gouges! I feel like I shouldve left them :(. I won't ever touch the face though. That's interesting about the horn. No wonder I couldn't find a similar looking one. Sorry Thomas, I meant London UK. My brain didn't even consider other places called London, my bad. If it were wrought iron, is that an okay material for an anvil? I know people hate cast anvils but I don't really know the different types after that. I'm learning!
  3. Hi Everyone, I'm new to this site and to blacksmithing so I don't have any experience in this sort of thing but I recently purchased an anvil from a guy in London and I would just like to know a little more about it. Before I bought it I read up about the basics of what to look for in the anvil and this one seemed to fit the bill. I don't know an exact weight yet but it's pretty darn heavy! It has a very nice bounce, at least it feels nice to me but I have nothing to compare to but I was very surprised at how much it did bounce. It also rings a lot too. The ring goes on for quite a
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