Thursday, October 6, 2016


We just learned about the bending in a blacksmith shop.

Another thing a blacksmith may do is called upsetting.

This is where a piece of metal is held upright and hit like a nail.
If only the end is hot, then the metal at the end will flatten out and the metal will get shorter.

(from: wikipedia - blacksmith)

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