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The Nitty Gritty On Compounds

Understand the condition of your blade and what needs to be accomplished before choosing a compound
When selecting a sharpening or polishing compound, there is a broad spectrum of colors from which to choose. But what do the colors mean? In what situations should they be used? “You have to understand what you’re trying to do and recognize the condition of your blade before you can pick the right compound,” says Neal Baggett of Baggett Hoof Knives in Bishop, Ga.
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Improve Your Tool Efficiency

Proper care and use will make your job easier and boost your bottom line
The earliest evidence of human cultural behavior is the manufacture of tools. Early man was developing tools to make tasks easier for at least 2.6 million years. Oldowan tools — the oldest-known stone tool industry — have been unearthed throughout Africa with the oldest found in Gona, Ethiopia.


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Leverage Your Options Before Selecting A Loop Knife

This quick introduction to loop knives will prepare you for introducing it to your everyday practice
The popularity of loop knives in the United States has increased in recent years. Versatile and durable, the loop knife is a go-to tool for many farriers today. I'm one of the many practitioners who has switched.
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Product Highlights from the AFA Convention

The 2009 American Farrier’s Convention offered attendees the chance to sample the latest hoof-care innovations.
Hundreds of farriers attended the February 2009 American Farrier's Association (AFA) Convention in Chattanooga, Tenn., for all kinds of reasons. Many came to check out the new products fresh on the market.
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American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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