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So I have 2 pieces of probably 3/8 round H13, give or take a hair on size. They are both about a foot and a half long. What is something I can do with it? I'm thinking like tiny drifts or something but I'm not really sure what it would be best used as. I pretty much got it for free, the smith I got my forge from had a bucket of it and I grabbed two pieces of it and two pairs of janky tongs and he added $20 to my total.

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The basic set I started with was in 3/8" H-13 and consisted of: a small chisel, a small gouge, an eye pinch and a "center punch":

Chisel: mouth, teeth and various decoration lines

Gouge: for ears and teeth

Eye punch:---for eyes

Center punch: for nostrils and pupils in eyes

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John from Black Bear Forge has a few good videos on dragons, I'll have to rewatch them. That might be my first actual thought out project. To make some tools to make dragon heads and ram heads and all that.

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I'm sure there are videos about making chasing tools as described. Don't think you HAVE to use your stock of H 13 just because you have it. It's an intuitive thought but not necessary and H 13 can come in REALLY handy for certain tools. Think a slitter for "heavy" stock say hammer heads. H 13 won't get soft as you drive it through. 

Frosty The Lucky.

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Chasing tools are often used cold and so do not profit from the high heat tolerance of H13.  The Dragon carving tools are used on hot stock and so do profit.  3/8" stock does not make for very large tools either way.

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What Thomas said, H-13 is best for hot work. Check out chasing and repousse tools for ideas. With a few tools, again like Thomas said, you can do a lot with the proper tools. Teeth, tongues, scales, ears, on and on. Basically you can sculpt anything you can think of.

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If you can find a copy of "IRON MENAGERIE" by the Guild of Metalsmiths, the Introduction pages (all two of them) give the shapes and dimensions for the various basic tools* used in shaping decorative animal heads and figurines.

* - eye and other punches, fullers, and chisels. Which certainly can be used on other projects.

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