Fire in Swamp 2009 Gets Underway
John Perilloux
Bronze pour
Freshly cast bronze horse-head cane handle
ladle for iron pour pre-heat
Raku kiln and pottery being pre-heated
Copper leaf making with Patrick Branan
Teaching of Blacksmithing by Chuck Averett
Working at the anvil during Fire in the Swamp 2009
Hand Forged knives by Edd Scafidel
Kelly Landrum preparing her kiln for Raku
Forging a Knife Blade
scraping the doss off the bronze
Master Smith Chris Marks at Gas Forge
Sue Lincoln making a pewter mold for casting
At the Anvil, Fire in the Swamp 2009
Kelly and her class
Pouring an Iron Cross in a mold carved in the ground.
Pouring bronze into sand molds
Hot cutting iron by Wayne Cash
Iron flows freely from the cupola
Throwing pottery
Raku pottery by Kelly Landrum
breaking of iron for the iron melt
Youngsmith Chucks son
hand made tool box and black smith tools given away 2011
John Perilloux charging the cupola
Wood fire to pre-heat the cupola and light the coke
Hunter Averett at the forge
John Perilloux feeds the cupola
Kelly Landrum making Raku
The first iron pour from the new cupola
Chuck and his son
Hand Forged Iron Work by Tom Walker
Iron starts to flow
molten iron flowing from the cupola
Bad ass knife
Mykaela forging
Deborah Davis forging a hummingbird
oxygen lance clears a blockage with John Periloux
Deborah at the forge
Chris Marks forges a knife
Bronze crucible being transferred to pouring shank