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Found 5 results

  1. Most of the tongs I've seen tend to be fairly straightforward in design: heavy boss at the pivot, straight reins tapering gently away from the boss, and whatever shape the business end happens to be. Basically like this: I've recently encountered tongs with a pretty hefty shoulder behind the boss, like the ones being made in this video or the ones in this image. I'm curious what the rationale is behind this alternate design. Is this just a farrier thing?
  2. pdesorm

    Mistery tongs

    Hello there, I am helping the local Colby Curtis museum and Stanstead Historical Society identify and label some blacksmith items. I do mostly small forge projects for fun so my worldly knowledge is limited. Any idea what these tongs would have been used for? I've also got a similar set at home. Thanks.
  3. I have seen in some YouTube videos, people are using tong clips. I thought it might be handy if I could get one or forge one myself! if some one could tell me a bit more on this that would be awesome. Ethan
  4. KRS

    DSC03913

    Reforged pliers
  5. Daniel.85

    New tongs

    Just trying a few new styles, I think Ive settled on the ones with the scrolled ends, little different look and really comfortable in the hand. 17" long, nice and springy, 3/8" round reigns. I'm ok with putting my stamp on these.