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I'd like to start off with saying hello, this is my first post on this forum and i look forward to posting many more. I have taken an interest in blacksmithing recently (though i think the interest has been there sub-consciously since i made 5-6 knifes at a Viking Festival here in Norway when i was 12, some 10 years ago.) So i have just started collecting tools and machines which i will need, and i was lucky enough to find an old anvil that has been in my family for perhaps 120 years if not more. My mother told me my Great Grandfather had owned it. Its rusty but nothing too bad, the
Thought it was tim to introduce myself. I live in Trondheim, Norway, and I´ve been doing balcksmithing for the past ten years or so, some periods more than others. Now i have finaly have a smal shop in my garage, where i can work on my projects. I do mainly knives, and reproduction arowheads, axes and other tools from viking and medieval time. In daytime i am an archaeologist, and i wrote my MA thesis about blacksmithing tools and techniques in the viking period in Norway. So you could say this is my speciality in blacksmithing also, using smithing as a way to gain knowledge about the craftm