Blacksmith Artists in the Southeast Georgia Region
I know I have not been here that long but I would like to ask if there is anyone who enjoys teaching that would be willing to walk me through a couple of forge welds in person. I have studied the…Continue
What is Todd's address? Do you have most of your meetings there or at Kellers Flea Market? Can you publish your meeting dates and places here on the event page of this website?I posted a link to…Continue
The Village Blacksmith
Under a spreading chestnut-tree
The village smithy stands;
The smith, a mighty man is he,
With large and sinewy hands;
And the muscles of his brawny arms
Are strong as iron bands.
His hair is crisp, and black, and long,
His face is like the tan;
His brow is wet with honest sweat,
He earns whate'er he can,
And looks the whole world in the face,…
Posted by Mason Locklear on November 19, 2017 at 11:23pm
How to Protect Your Ironwork
By Doug Bracken
What are the traditional options for finishing fine metalwork?
What follows are the six most common formulas for the wax or oil or wax/oil finish ingredients and methods for application. There are of course many others, some of them more mystical or dangerous, but the foundation for good oil/wax finishes is…Continue
Posted by Jim Froncak on July 5, 2017 at 3:40pm
I have looked over some of the more recent posts and did not find anything on local coal suppliers, if this post is redundant I apologize. That said, does anyone near Augusta or the CSRA portion of Georgia have a reliable supply for coal? Most of the local suppliers I have used in the past have stopped carrying coal, so any help would be appreciated. I don't mind going north to pick up coal, but I only use a few hundred pounds per year so the time involved is tough to…Continue
Welcome to the Southeast Georgia Blacksmith online community. We are the Southeast Branch of the Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild which is an affiliate of ABANA. Our purpose is to promote the knowledge and tradition of blacksmith metal working. Although this community is focused on our local region, we welcome anyone who would like to contribute and learn more about blacksmithing.
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