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Q&A: July/August 2017

What are your best tips for repairing or maintaining your farrier tools?
A: I use a Dremel tool with a cut off blade to knurl the head of my driving hammer. This helps prevent me from bending nails. I only have one good eye and without the knurled head, I’ll bend too many nails.
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Tool Tips

Tool Tips Even A Non-Tool Guy Can Use

Hall Of Fame farrier Danny Ward shares things you can do in a few minutes a day to extend the lives of your tools
Danny Ward, the farrier from Martinsville, Va., might be as well known as a "tool guy" as he is as a horseshoer. But the member of the International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame, says at least some of his penchant for tool repair and maintenance is a matter of necessity.
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Tool Tips

Farriers Never Short On Tool Tips

Shoers excel at tweaking tools and finding new uses for them
It might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about the traits that best define a good farrier, but adaptability is something a lot of them have in common.
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Tool Management

Tool Time!

Taking proper care of your shoeing tools will make your work easier, help you earn a good living and make it easier to pay the bills

Danny Ward has always believed a person with a good work ethic can do almost anything with about any tool.


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A Half-Century’s Lessons On Working Smarter

Hall-of-Fame shoer Lee Green shares lessons he wishes he’d learned earlier in his career

While he’s learned many things in his 51 years of horseshoeing, Lee Green continues to analyze shoeing techniques and how to work smarter to make more money, save time and minimize labor. He encourages younger farriers to learn from older farriers’ war stories and to avoid the mistakes they’ve made.


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