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Troels Saabye

How much of a beating can an anvil take ?

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When you think about what the first metal pounders went through then the history of bladesmithing up through the 19th century, and beyond, we are in pretty tall cotton today when we can go to a scrapyard and come out with the makings of some of the fundamental tools.

(Filosoffical observation)

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For a tiny Viking-travel-sized anvil, cut the bottom corners off a wood splitting wedge, then mount it into a hole in a stump as shown with the much larger one  in the link posted earlier. Not a tremendous rebound, but it should be less than $10 new and you can hammer on it all day long.

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