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  1. How did you find your first anvil?

    the coyote tried to drop the 450 pound columbian on me and missed
  2. including the vigorish and taxes, slightly over 9k. A bargain!
  3. Confederate railroad anvil?

    one of the reasons I forge such pretty fig leaves is that Adam and Eve modelled them for me. I use a big rock as an anvil and a small one as my hammer...
  4. Worst I have seen

    OLD insane asylums invariably had blacksmith shops, because "rehabilitation" for folks with mental problems usually included farm work..
  5. Columbian Anvil

    columbians used letter keys to denote weight......I forgot where I read that.....the c stands for columbian, and the other letters in the triangle are codes for weight
  6. Fisher

    I ordered that pamphlet catalog of theirs in 1978. Cannot find it for the life of me.
  7. Another Prize Found on Craigs List

    I use a toaster oven to keep my 7018 dry. I did not know these rod ovens were so expensive!
  8. Saved History From The Scrapper!

    very cool purchase!
  9. Anvil buying advice requested

    buy both of them. The last anvil standing is the winner. Sell the loser.
  10. Anvil Ouches

    poor hay budden...
  11. my friend stan's vise in the Czech Republic

    another big one!
  12. Can anybody identify this anvil

    You hit the jackpot! It is a Kohlswa made out of solid tool steel from sweden. One of the best anvils in the world. Worth big !money
  13. Show me your anvil

    you needed a chain hoist to lift that light anvil?
  14. Unknown anvil

    what a beautiful anvil! Put that beast of burden to work!
  15. Knife makers in whom you look up to or strive to mimic

    William Moran