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    • Alan Longmire

      IMPORTANT Registration rules   02/12/2017

      Use your real name or you will NOT get in.  No aliases or nicknames, no numerals in your name. Do not use the words knives, blades, swords, forge, smith (unless that is your name of course) etc. We are all bladesmiths and knifemakers here.  If you feel you need an exception or are having difficulty registering, send a personal email to the forum registrar here.  

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  1. Hot Work and Bladesmithing

    This is the place for all questions related to forging and hot work.

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  2. Hot Work

    This forum is to replace the old hot work and bladesmithing forum. Please post new topics here.

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  3. Bloomers and Buttons

    For the growing field of smelting iron and steel. This forum is open to crucible and bloomery discussions.

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  4. Beginners Place

    All "newbies" / beginners, please post your questions in this forum. Thanks.

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  5. Teacher Directory

    Here you can find teachers of the craft

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