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Hand Forging by Thomas F. Googerty

Blacksmithing, tools, EQUIPMENT, Fig. 7, Rivet, Tongs, upset, welding heat, jaw, handle, welding, swaging, swage, shaped, punched, Fig. 8, Binding, Ring
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THE EQUIPMENT p.33 Fig. 7. Making a Rivet for the Tongs sary. A piece of 3/8-in. round iron 17 in. long for a handle is now upset considerably at one end and at the same time scarfed. A welding heat is taken on the jaw and handle, welding the two together and swaging the edges with a 3/8-in. swage to smooth them. The jaw may now be shaped up and a 3/8-in. hole punched for the rivet. Fig. 8. Binding the Tongs with a Ring

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