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the other day me and john were in the shop and we were going to make some christmas presants (knifes). i had an old cultivator blade and was straightining it out and all of a sudded it cracks while it is red. just wondering if it is actually wrought and if so what can i do with it?...thanks, Quentin

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I'm not a competent, but I don't think it is wrought iron... If it brakes for you it brakes for the blacksmith in the past... It can be cast iron maybe...
Try forging it at a higher temperature, and maybe it won't brake...
I hope i've said something correct and useful. :)

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