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Hand Forging by Thomas F. Googerty

WELDING RINGS, bent, anvil, bar, heated, ring, formed, striking, Welded Eye, Flat Stock, face of hammer, drawing, heat
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WELDING RINGS 71 and then bent at an angle over the edge of anvil. (See Fig. 40 at A.) The bar is again heated and the ring formed to the desired size. (See B.) It is then bent by striking it with the Fig. 41. Welded Eye from Flat Stock edge of the face of hammer as shown in drawing. A heat is now taken and it is welded by striking first the part near the ring, in order to weld that part first. After all is welded it may be smoothed in the swages. In turning a loose ring, the method of forming is the same. The amount of stock is first found and the rod is cut off. The end is heated and a ring turned just the size needed. The piece is again heated and bent on

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