Monthly Archives: June 2012

June Genesee Forge Meeting

We had 14 people turn out for our June meeting including signing up a new member Blythe. So what happened… The demo was a traditional pass through joint from David Robertson’s class.   Harry Heuer gave a really nice talk on his take off on using copper tubing for handles.   Also, John Rausch demonstrated the “bean can” forge and […]

Everything is Bigger in Texas!

I was lucky enough to find a nice diversion after my meetings on a trip to Grapevine, Texas this week.  Until Wednesday I had never worked on (or seen) a 600lb anvil, which was in remarkably good shape by the way.  You always learn something from working in another smith’s shop.  I learned how nice a bellows controls air flow […]