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