Bill Roy Posted February 15, 2010 Share Posted February 15, 2010 ODBSA March Meeting: Germinal Ironworks, Lexington, Virginia Demonstrators: Lee Sauder, Shel Browder, Steve Mankowski, Michael McCauthy, and Darrell Makewitz Subject: Bloomery Smelting. Watch Lee and his team use the traditional historic method of producing iron by smelting using charcoal in a small hand made furnace. Then watch them use this bloomery iron to forge items. To better appreciate the demo of this process, go to some of following Web sites and read up ahead of time; www.iron.wlu.edu, www.leesauder.com, www.warehamforge.ca, and www.hammerinhand.com This event will not be open to the public because space is very limited, so please sign up by March 6th. Check the schedule of events page for directions, and details. Old Dominion Blacksmith Association Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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