Fire in the Swamp 2012

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