Fire in the Swamp Galleries

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