Fire in the Swamp 2012

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