Fire in the Swamp Galleries

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