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Why multiple forums? Each forum has a different purpose and have filled them well. It seems that different people have different preferences. Some folks are not comfortable posting in a chat, others are looking for varied opinions and prefer not to ask "the guru". Then there are those looking for factual answers without a wait, and we provide those on the guru's page.

The Guru's Den:
Ask a metalworking question and he or one of his helpers will answer. If he can't answer your metalworking question he will look it up or find someone else that knows the answer! Are you new to blacksmithing? The Guru loves to help you get started! Please read this before asking the Guru questions and Getting Started if you need to know where to start.

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The longest active blacksmith chat on the net!
A meeting place for Artists, Blacksmiths, Craftsmen, Welders. Looking for metalworking comrades? This is the place! Discussion topics relative to all types of metal working. There you can slake your thirst for knowledge as well as friendship. The original home of the iForge classroom.

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An on line reference for Blacksmiths and other metal workers. Originally a book in progress. Included two feature pages, The anvilfire Armoury and the The anvilfire Story page.

Now a combined index with our FAQs.

anvilfire Armoury
We get a lot of questions about armor at anvilfire. Probably more questions about swords than any other.

anvilfire Story page
True blacksmith stories, historical novels, poetry, myths and legends about blacksmiths and blacksmithing. Featuring Jim "Paw-Paw" Wilson's serial The Revolutionary Blacksmith and the complete on-line version of James Nasmyth's Autobiography. I includes Ray Smiths Metalworking Origins Notebook.

anvilfire FAQs
A growing collection of Frequently Asked questions and their answers from the anvilfire forum archives

Glossary of Metalworking Terms
English glossary with index and definitions.

International Glossary
Metalworking term in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and others.


The Power hammer Page
A unique anvilfire! special features page. How to use, buy, build, repair and maintain forging machinery for the blacksmith shop. Machine specs, comparisons and more! Links to manufacturers world wide. Forging machines for sale.
AnvilCAM - II
We bring blacksmithing events to the World! NOW with streaming video and a growning library. Special live events, Video reviews, on-line video demos, tours and slide shows.
iForge
Includes step by step blacksmithing instructions for over 100! step by step projects! Includes safety topics and animated forging sequences. Featuring Bill Epps, James Joyce, 'Paw-Paw' Wilson, Dippy Duck and others. Produced by Andrew "Kiwi" Hooper and the anvilfire guru.
The Book Shelf
In depth book and video reviews. Sources for hard to find books. Featuring Paw-Paw's Corner.

Includes blacksmithing and bladesmithing video and CD reviews.

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Plans, drawings and ideas from the Guru's sketchbook.
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