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