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Fire poker made from a recycled horseshoe

I made a rather interesting fire poker from a horseshoe. The horseshoe is still very much identifiable at the handle end and the other end tapers in and then makes a diamond point.

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Horseshoe Trivets

A local farrier dropped off a big pile of used horseshoes and I’ve been putting them to good use. Trivets are perfect as a pot stand for cooking over an open fire but they find many other uses such as … Continue reading

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More knives finished

I’ve just finished off a couple of knives that I forged a while ago and hadn’t finished off. Both are 3 fire-welded layers (mild steel around recycled car coil spring). The sheaths are hand-made with locally made vegetable (oak bark) tanned … Continue reading

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Blacksmith’s scroll tongs

For bending, unbending and correcting bends. I don’t use these very often but when you need them you really need them.

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Blacksmith’s vee tongs

Hand-made Tongs for holding medium sized (12mm to 16mm) square and round sections.

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Blacksmith’s flat bit tongs

Traditionally handmade blacksmith’s tongs for holding flat steel stock. They have a cross shaped indent in the bit to hold thin square and round stock.

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Blacksmith Tong Set

This is basic set of tongs for anyone who wants to get into blacksmithing. The set comprises of flat tongs, vee tongs and scroll tongs.

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Heart-shape handled fire poker set

Just finished on Valentine’s Day (by chance):      

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Fire Poker Set

I’ve just finished making a fire poker set and stand:   The  set comprises of these tools:     The side shovel is excellent for coal fires and the tool I use by far the most for maintaining my fire … Continue reading

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Spiral candleholders

I’ve been making spiral candleholders to a pattern found on iForge. It’s a great little design and really fun to make.        

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