the Colonial American Forge
There is little difference between this "Colonial" forge and the ancient Egyptian ground level forge. The biggest difference is the idea of raising the fire a couple of feet so as to be more amenable to work.
In this "Duck's Nest" Forge arena I am an interested amateur. I am a self-taught practical blacksmith and tool maker and have made iron/steel objects all of my professional life, but I would not call myself anything other than an amateur blacksmith, in that I do not derive my income from smithing. However, my shop would be poor indeed were it not for my smithing skills. Iron objects forged by author in both coal and gas forges over the years.
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