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Blacksmithing from a woodworkers perspective #6: Froe for splitting wood - Swedish sled runner steel

02-10-2019 01:36 PM by mafe | 9 comments »

Froe for splitting woodForged from Swedish sled runner steel Back at the forge again and once again to make some tools for woodworking, since this is the reason I started forging.Have to say it again; ‘there are no greater joy in woodworking, than using a tool made by your own hands’. Lets burn some gas in the little forge!Heating up some Swedish sled runner steel, found in an old barn up there. Trying to bend a curve, to make an eye.(I wrote trying). This was acually where I tried to cool down a part of the eye and the steel broke in two, while trying to bend it…Yeps learning by doing is what this is all about for me. That’s better!Once I had someth...

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