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If the handle on your toilet breaks 3 hours before company comes and your local farm and ranch store doesn't have one. Soooo, you forge one out of a horseshoe and a piece of threaded rod. My first attempt at a horse head and it looks ok. Not great but ok. Great to have metal and a forge and wife MAKES you forge something.

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And now it's a permanent fixture! Better than the original.

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yep, thats got redneck blacksmith written all over it sir, now you got a bit of time may i suggest to do away with that modern looking nut, forge a square nut maybe

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yep, thats got redneck blacksmith written all over it sir, now you got a bit of time may i suggest to do away with that modern looking nut, forge a square nut maybe


Yep, that's in the plan. All I had for today though.

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If yer quench tank doubles as yer wash up tank.....you might be a redneck blacksmith.

 

If you miss your work, and you say, "well, dang it, there goes the other tooth".....you might be a redneck blacksmith.

 

If your first brake drum forge came from something you had in the backyard, before you started smithing......

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............ If the solution to your problems really is ....... a bigger hammer.

 

............ A hot date involves......... a forge fire.  (alternately a hammer or tongs or anvil, etc.)

 

............ A threesome means ....... hammer, anvil, and forge.

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If your first choice for a tool when doing a repair is a hammer...


And the rest of your toolkit consists of a few more hammers, pliers, Chanel lock and duct tape!

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You do your wash in the slack tub with flux.

 

I love the Anvilstream and just happen to have an old trailer . . . hmmmmm.

 

Frosty The Lucky.

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What?  No comment about him flushing all that hard work down the drain?

 

(Just kidding, nice fix :) )

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If part of the carbon content of your damascus consists of duct tape.....

 

If you keep squirrel,venison, racooln, or possum in the fridge so you can explain to the fire department that you were only grilling...........

 

(btw, have we got enough for a t-shirt yet?)

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If Boyscouts keep showing up because their compasses point to your yard.

 

Frosty The Lucky.

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....if SWAT teams of BATF agents have descended on your rural smithy because the overflights see the heat source from your propane forge as a still. (True story: guy in MO was making maple syrup in a shed and got raided.)  

 

....if you have disguised your moonshine still as the steam boiler for your line shaft drive in your shop. And they missed it. :rolleyes:

 

....if you have traded your moonshine for anvils and vises.

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