Jump to content
I Forge Iron

My First Anvil

Recommended Posts

Hi I’m a new blacksmith in Manchester England I’m 17 and currently doing my alevels so money is tight so I am looking for a good starter anvil I know going as cheap as possible is a waste so I’m looking for a good starting anvil at around 100 pounds 

Thanks in advance. Josh

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Well, going as cheap as possible probably wouldn't be a waste of time. You could learn and hone your skills while you save up for something better.

Take a look through the improvised anvil section for ideas on what works. 

These are functional anvils. And usually Cheap to free, so save your money while you work the TPAAAT, or shop around for a new anvil you Want, while you Use something like these to build skills and actually forge. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi dawson, just to clarify so someone doesn't get the wrong idea, do you mean rr rail? Since the rail tie is the wooden crossmember and wouldn't work well as an anvil and also be full of nasty chemicals to prevent rot that you deffinately would not want to inhale when burnt by hot steel. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...