ElementFe is my trade name for the Guemes Island blacksmith shop; designing, forging, and building handcrafted forged steel and iron furniture, gates, railings, candlesticks, spoons, kitchenware and all manner of repair and fabrication.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

However, the 8" vise still has a much harder bite than the "1-ton" press- go figure...
Now, the lip gets annealed (softened by reheating) and bent down where it rests on the sink, and the corners welded with my primitive "scratch start" TIG setup, and with a little cleanup it's