Fire in the Swamp Galleries

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