Making a Farriers vise.. First of three parts describing briefly how I made a spring loaded Farriers vise for use in the back of a truck.
How to Choose and Use a Farrier's Anvil
A blacksmith anvil is lighter, has a horn swelled, and a heel thinner than the anvil of a blacksmith. In addition, the anvil of the blacksmith may have two holes or groove Pritchel pritcheling and a horn clip. The anvil is one of the most important tools used by the farrier. Some of the best farrier anvils were made a century ago. A blacksmith's anvil London model has a round horn and a thick heel. An anvil model Continental has a round horn and a pointed heel. The first blocks were flat anvils, iron hornless. Anvil Design is different based on the use of the tool.Older anvils can be beat and do not have sharp edges. Types, Donne, and weight of the anvils. Chances are that you choose your anvil time. However, the edges can be constructed with a special welding rod and down sharply by grinding.
- In the 19th century, farriers began to specialize in horse work, leaving other iron jobs to blacksmiths. Instead of the stove-sink-prep area, this one is the anvil-fire-vise space where the blacksmith can move from one task to the other. Steel's