Fire in the Swamp Galleries

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