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619 days ago

For those of you that don’t know. I have been wanting to get into forging a bit.
I have had some metal fabrication experience in the past but an urge to forge has become a art I would like to learn.
I started a website a few months ago to share my woodworking and blacksmithing.
http://chiselandforge.com/
I also have a YouTube channel for the video blog side of it.
http://www.youtube.com/user/superdav721721?feature=mhee
I love it here on lumberjocks but the need to tie my metalwork into my projects is getting bigger.
So if you care to catch up now and then on what I am doing come over to my site and see the latest.

Thanks guys.
Is there a ironjocks out there?

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com


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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 619 days ago

Thanks for the post. Another very creative and artistic outlet

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#2 posted 619 days ago

Thank you DaN

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 619 days ago

SuperDav – Dave bardin,

You will still be with us Now & Then won’t you?

Hope you enjoy your new hobby…
... looking forward to seeing some of your hybrid projects…

OK?!

Merry Christmas and
Happy New Years!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Don W

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#4 posted 618 days ago

I’m with you Dave. I’m not so much into forging yet, but fabrication is pretty interesting.

I’ll be following.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#5 posted 618 days ago

1st, gr8 video introduction. Sounds like you should create an Ironjocks page, SuperD. I too like the mix of iron n wood. If I need anything made, I’m comin to you buddy. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Dave

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#6 posted 618 days ago

Merry Christmas guys. You make me smile.
Yes Joe I will be around to bug you ;)

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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boxcarmarty

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#7 posted 618 days ago

Somebody lock the door so he can’t get out…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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DIYaholic

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#8 posted 618 days ago

Marty,
You want Dave making “old iron”, so you can add “authentic” replicas to your tool museum pieces!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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Dave

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#9 posted 618 days ago

Randy when I get the door open.
I use ole tools with ole iron to make new antiques.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Dave

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#10 posted 617 days ago

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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boxcarmarty

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#11 posted 617 days ago

There are limitations as to how much fun a person is allowed…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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Brit

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#12 posted 617 days ago

Looking forward to seeing your new hobby evolve Dave. I did a bit as part of my engineering apprenticeship and loved it and I’m sure you will too.

I was watching this video by Artisan Media a few weeks ago about the making of a rams head poker. Check it out if you haven’t seen it already.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdQSPCtC__Y

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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Dave

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#13 posted 617 days ago

Marty what were we talking about?
Andy that was great and no I have not seen that one. Thank you for the post.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#14 posted 616 days ago

I Dave. I’ve been busy so I only took a brief look at your video. If I weren’t so old I wouldn’t mind learning some black smithing myself. I will be taking a closer look at it tomorrow, but since we celebrate on Christmas Eve here we are soon off to family to for our Christmas dinner and package opening. Take care and have a wonderful Christmas with your family.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Dave

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#15 posted 616 days ago

Mike thank you. Merry Christmas to you and all of your family. I hope you are feeling better and staying warm.
You sir have been a good mentor and friend. I hope the best for you and yours.
I love this time of the year.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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