Fire in the Swamp 2012

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