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IITH Sign up
Post count me in here to join the IITH for 2016
16 1 2016 Sign Up
by Hank Rearden
"2016 Iron in the Hat"
Rules, Regulations & Requirements, Participants
Sign up is starting now! Join the challenge.
89 11 Handled Hot Cutter and Punch ...
by NorrinRadd
Break the Ice. Say Hello
Introduce yourself.
336 54 Hello from Pennsyltucky
by Norseman C.B.
Blacksmithing for Beginners
Getting started in blacksmithing? For beginners in blacksmithing who need some encouragement.
138 21 4ft saw
by Dustin Stephens
Blacksmithing in General
A general Discussion on blacksmithing.
278 43 Cold cutting 5160 leaf spring...
by Dustin Stephens
Blacksmithing stories,
Share historical stories and folklore about blacksmithing with others.
94 15 my story
by stuarttheblacksmith
Members Handy Work
Backyard engineering and work a round's. What are you making? Gives us all the details.
283 47 Projects from Troll Forge
by Dominic
Shop Safety is for Everyone
Help others avoid dangerous mistakes. Share your experience.
34 9 tools to make tools
by NorrinRadd
Thoughts and Ideas
What's on your mind. Anything that doesn't fit elsewhere can go here.
Moderators:Hank Rearden
148 23 The Art of the Trade...
by Yves
"Video" Tutorials
How to videos including ABANA curriculums.
88 11 Great tutorial on a different...
by Hank Rearden
Jokes, Politics More Jokes etc...
Keep it PG and post your nonsense and have some fun.
24 7 Cow
by Skarzs the Cave Troll
     Tools of the Blacksmiths Trade.
Anvils - Swage Blocks
Anvils, Swage blocks, general discussion, identification, best use and repairs.
175 28 Show us your anvil stand.
by jmccustomknives
Blacksmith Tool Restorations
Conversation Restorations. Anvils, Forges, Blowers etc. Shows us how you did it.
107 16 Restoration of Champion No. 2...
by ShePointsIDig
Blowers and Bellows
Controlling the heat and other techniques.
41 4 American Civil War reproducti...
by Anthony San Miguel
Drills - Bending - Presses
Drill press, bend and scrolling tools, Hydraulic and hand presses
29 10 Champion Post Drill
by Len
Forges
Getting it hot and other keeping it workable.
205 28 I didn't know it was that hot...
by jmccustomknives
Hammers
Questions or comments on types of hammers. Power, hand held, striker etc...
64 14 Mystery Beveled Hammer?
by Hank Rearden
Hardies, Tong and Chisels
And other tools for working metal.
47 15 Some west Texas yard sale fin...
by Hank Rearden
Jigs-N-Rigs & other Blacksmith Tools
There's more than one way to skin a cat. Show how you solved a fabrication issue.
88 18 Forging drifts punches and ma...
by Skarzs the Cave Troll
Vises and other holding tools
Post and leg vise. Bench Top and anvil vices
32 5 Post Vice Table
by Kiwi tussock
     Around the Smithy
Setting up the Blacksmith Shop
Designs or features in your blacksmith shop that work for you.
28 7 Making an anvil stand from a ...
by jmccustomknives
Blacksmithing Techniques
Bending, drawing, hammering, punching, scrolling, splitting, twisting, upsetting, welding
5 1 Forging Wall Hooks
by NorrinRadd
Forge Fuel
Types of fuel for the forge.
45 11 Coal Score
by Skarzs the Cave Troll
     Blacksmith - Disiplines
Architectural and Function
Show what unique and interesting tools and hinges, latches, hooks or what ever and tell us about it.
21 5 The Dutch Crowns, usefull to ...
by Yves
Artist -Sculptures & Jewerly etc...
This is a great place to share your latest work of art.
53 11 POKEYS FUNERAL
by Hank Rearden
Foundry - Casting - Pattern
A forum on the craft of cast metals and pattern making.
8 4 home foundry, melting with co...
by Metalmelt
Farriers
Horse shoes, corrective and general. Mobile forges and shops.
11 2 Are all farrier rasps equal?
by omegaman66
Wheelrights & Carriage Makers
A specialized blacksmith for animal drawn carts, wagons and coaches etc...
5 2 If you want a feel of what a ...
by David Einhorn
     Bladesmithing and Armor
Armor
Armor and Armor making, helmets, chest plate, shields, etc...
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Medieval Weapon Making
Blunt weapons like clubs and maces, war hammers and picks, polearm and pikes
30 3 We made a mace....
by jmccustomknives
Bladesmithing: Daggers & Knives
Daggers & Knife making interest.
219 41 D4 and Wrought Iron
by Hank Rearden
Swords and Swordsmithing
Armed swords, broad swords, Falchions, Long swords, samara swords
2 1 Power Roller Mill forging for...
by Gert Odendaal
     Metalurgy
Alchemy
flux, welding compounds, brine, soft water, metal protectors, rust removers...
12 4 Borax Flux Compound
by Skarzs the Cave Troll
Iron Finish Work
Patina to paints, finishing your work to completion.
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Smelting - Bloomery - Furnace
Iron Ore & Bronze smelting and bloomery. Backyard crucibles and blast furnaces.
19 4 I don't know what to think ab...
by Metalmelt
Tempering and Heat Treating
Share knowledge on temper or heat treating.
43 11 Identifying junk steels for k...
by Hank Rearden
Welding Brazing and Soldering
Making things stick.
28 7 Which MIG welder to buy?
by jmccustomknives
     Types of Metal / Alloys
What's this made of?
Found good scrap metal I don't know what kind of metal it is. Ask for help.
29 3 Gifted a large saw blade
by Dustin Stephens
Ferrous Metals
Carbon & Mild Steel Alloys, Cast & Wrought Iron, Damascus Steel, Stainless Steel
31 9 Scrap Yard Steel
by Metalmelt
Non-Ferrous Metals
Aluminum, Brass & Bronze, Copper, Lead, Silver
50 12 Another candle holder
by Skarzs the Cave Troll
     Blacksmithing Events & Happenings
Demonstrations & Hammer In's
Let others know about blacksmith demonstration or hammer ins by posting them here.
25 7 Checking out the Williams Gro...
by Hank Rearden
Blacksmith Club Talk
Post information and the latest activity about your club.
26 6 Williamsgrove steam associati...
by Hank Rearden
Past IITH Online events
2015 IITH Particpants
This forum is dedicated to the past IITH events sponsored by our forum.
102 6 My submission to Iron in the ...
by jmccustomknives
     Blacksmith Associations & Forum Links
Blacksmith Association Links
A.B.A.N.A. Forum, Appalachian Blacksmith Association, Florida Artist Blacksmith Association , Houston Area Blacksmith Association, North West Blacksmith Association , Pennsylvania Artist Blacksmiths Association, Upper Midwest Blacksmith Association
Find a blacksmith association near you.
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     Forums / Websites of Interest
Blacksmith Forums, Blogs & Reference
Backyard Metal Casting, FABA Conference, Survival Manual
Contact us to add your Blacksmith related forum or blog to this section or our forum.
3 1 check this out!
by stuarttheblacksmith
Educational Schools
Arrow Head Forge School
Post your classes available
2 1 Lessons in Blacksmithing
by Arrow Head
     The Business of Blacksmithing
Blacksmith tools sale / wanted
Looking for or selling something blacksmith related post it here.
15 3 Atha Swage Hammers
by Dustin Stephens
Ebay, Craigslist and other posts.
See something other might be interested in? Post it here.
13 2 100 yr old Blacksmith shop fo...
by Hank Rearden
Blacksmith Tool Shed Classifieds
This is an open market place for blacksmiths and blacksmith related items. You can add a widget to your site for free.
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FAQS about Blacksmith Tool Shed Classifieds
Frequently asked Questions about Blacksmith Tool Shed.
Moderators:Hank Rearden
16 13 Artisan Blacksmiths can sell ...
by Hank Rearden


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