New rivet set hardie.
Yet another pair of tongs for 1/2 stock. I wanted a pair with shorter handles so I made these. I did a lot of the heavy forging with the press and pushed it too far in palaces. In the end I was able to recover and make a useable set.
Two new center punches made of mystery tool steel. Water quenched did the trick as they are super tough.
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I enjoy making these.
Added some deadman sliding arms to the forge. I should have done this from the get go.
Got tired of fishing dropped pieces out of the quench bucket so I made these tongs that can reach to the bottom of the barrel.
Made a new set of beefy scrolling tongs.
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