Fire in the Swamp 2012

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