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Heat Steel, Add Flux, Blend

Following a simple recipe will help you master forge welding
We have tackled forge welding before, but we wanted to do another article on this important skill for some of the novice shoers, as well as offering a fresh look at it for the more experienced hands.
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Pad Cutters -- Love 'Em or Ignore 'Em

Many farriers will never own pad cutters, while others swear by this seldom-seen tool for its time-saving and profit-building benefits
Pad cutters would probably appear far down the list of essential tools for most farriers.
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Pickin' Shoes

Let circumstances dictate your choice of titanium, steel, plastic, rubber and aluminum horseshoes
For hundreds of years, nothing but steel shoes were effectively used on millions of horses. Later, aluminum and rubber shoes came along and then came development of plastic, composite and titanium shoes in recent times.
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Could You Forge This Shoe in 12 Minutes?

Follow minute-by-minute as former reserve world champion blacksmith James Blurton forges a front pleasure shoe
Turning a bar of steel into a finished shoe in 12 minutes certainly takes plenty of forging skills and the ability to work fast.
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