Here's my latest design using as-forged shanks and bows. The round cross-section is easy on the fingers. I shape the bows on a mandrel, so I can change the size and shape to fit. The long tail that forms the wrap is a little tedious to forge. Since it ends up under 1/8” diameter, it's like forging wire.       As a dedicated hobbyist, I've lurked on this and other forums for years. I never felt qualified to comment on much of anything. When I started playing