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Forging Rosebuds And Learning Hammer Control

Georgia farrier earns extra income while practicing useful techniques
Farrier Hannah Simms demonstrated some simple ornamental blacksmithing techniques during Danny Ward’s Eastern Farrier Conference in early November of 2015. The Statesboro, Ga., farrier says that mastering the techniques involved not only helped improve her hammer control, it has also provided her with a nice source of additional income.
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Forging the Saddlebred Shoe

This year’s Calgary Mail-In Forging Exercise drew 32 participants from six countries
This year’s Calgary Mail-In Forging Exercise winner, Mark Lieser, is no newcomer to this valuable stay-at-home educational opportunity, having taken several top placings in the event over the last 6 years.
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Forging Hammer Control: Deliver A Big Impact With The Least Effort

Understanding how the weight and face of your hammer interact can help you hit your target with the most force and the greatest of ease
As a farrier and a blacksmith by trade, I have done extensive research on hand-held forging hammers, as well as hammer techniques and control. My information has come from many different teachers and, of course, many more hours of forging.
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Nailing Essentials

An often-overlooked part of shoeing, there are many time-saving tips, tricks and techniques to improve your nailing efficiency

Farriers all have varying techniques, systems and methods that they use for shoeing horses.

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