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Mind Where You Rest Your Hammer

When forging or modifying shoes, where do you rest your hammer on the anvil? Where you set it down could influence your efficiency and be detrimental to your tool, says Drummond, Wis., farrier Roy Bloom of Bloom Forge.
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Farrier Q&A: April 2016

What is the best tool modification that you use? What are the steps involved in doing this?
What is the best tool modification that you use? What are the steps involved in doing this?
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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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Hall Of Famers Headline Cornell Farrier Conference

Grant Moon and Bob Pethick discuss importance of forging and managing displaced heels and quarter cracks
A pair of Hall Of Fame farriers headlined the annual Cornell University Farrier Conference on Nov. 14-15 in Ithaca, N.Y. Grant Moon and Bob Pethick performed a number of forging and live shoeing demonstrations, as well as several lectures over the 2-day event.
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Getting A Grip On Hammers

Tool experts give their advice on more comfortable usage of hammers
Hammers are among the farrier's most-used tools, so it's important to get good ones. And one of the first things you should consider is how it fits you.
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