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Hello, I just picked up this old double bick anvil in an early 19th century farm/sawmill/flourmill. The anvil is stamped with "E.W" and 210 (252 pounds). It weights 246lbs on my scale. The hardy hole location reminds me of a french anvil. The steel face is about 1/2"-5/8" thick from what I can see. It has a sharp and loud ring.It does have a good saddle in the middle. Do you have any information regarding this brand of anvil or its origin? Thanks for your help!
I am still new to blacksmithing but recently I found an old double bit axe I was trying to save. I was nearly complete when I decided to harden the blade before sharpening and etching. I hardened the edge in water because I thought the steel wouldn't harden very well (I know terrible mistake) I ended up cracking the lower part of one of the sides of the axe. I'm still trying to save the axe (The other side is still fine) but I don't know what I can do with this double bit axe when the other side cannot be symmetrical. does anyone have ideas on what to do with the other edge? (Maybe a spike or
Hello everyone, I have an issue with a big door hinge that haven't done before before and i was wondering if someone has the know-how to solve this small issue for me. a couple of days ago i was invited to give an offer for a really big house being renovated in Larnaka, right in the center of town. i am very excited for this project and i hope i can get the job, but the only problem is that there is a hinge which is difficult to make, i was asked to make one of each piece needed at this job, in order to prove to the architect that i will be able to make everything he needs. he has his doughts