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