Anvil Repair Tech – Seriously, This Is A Cool Story About Repairing An Anvil!


Anvil Repair Tech – Seriously, This Is A Cool Story About Repairing An Anvil!

(By Greg Rourke) – In the rental business we have customers that we’re sure could f up an anvil. It turns out that can actually happen. Here we have the New England Blacksmiths anvil repair workshop helping a blacksmith repair his 19th century anvil.

I used to think if i’d been born 100 years earlier I would have been a blacksmith, but after watching a few actual smiths working, I retract that statement. Hot, dirty, hard work. I learned that a new smithy would buy an anvil and the tongs, and everything else had made. Makes sense, you need the tongs to hold the piece you’re making. And while I’m a big fan of my welding jacket, gloves, and hood with a gold cover plate, real smithys had zero safety equipment. Just a leather apron. So yeah, my man card doesn’t have enough punches.
Check out this 21st century smithy making his 18th century anvil ready for another 100 years of service.

Click the image below to see anvil repair in action –

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2 thoughts on “Anvil Repair Tech – Seriously, This Is A Cool Story About Repairing An Anvil!

  1. Evan Roman

    What a great article about Anvil Repair Tech. I don\’t have idea about it before. Now I\’m clear about some of the good resources about Anvil. Many many thanks for sharing with us.

    thanks.

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