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Rectangle Section forged from old shoe

Darren Bazin Demonstrates how to forge a rectangular or flat section from a Horse Shoe. Concentrating on keeping all four sides parallel to create the rectangular section Darren demonstrates some basic forging techniques .This forms part of the UK’s forging certificate. Running Time 4m 38secs
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Square Section, Forged From A Shoe

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a square section from a horseshoe. Concentrating on keeping all four sides parallell to create the square section which is at least 8 inches long. This exercise forms part pf the UKs forging certificate. Running time 5m 48secs.
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Round Section, Forged From A Shoe

Darren Bazin Demostrates how to forge a round section from a horse shoe by first forging a square section, then rounding this up to form the round section. The Techniques used in this exercise are fundamentals in tool making .This forms part of the UKs forging certificate.  Running time 7m 29secs.
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Chisel Point

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a chisel point from 5 inches (125mm) of 5/8 inch (16mm) square.  A great exercise for developing those hammer control skills needed for future shoemaking or toolmaking.  This exercise forms part of the UK’s forging certificate, for pre-farriers. Running time 5m 22secs
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Square Point

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a square point from 5 inches (125mm) of 5/8 inch (16mm) square.  This exercise is great for developing basic hammer control , where even drawing of the material is required.  This exercise forms part of the UK’s forging certificate for pre-farriers. Running time 4m 7secs.
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Round Point

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a round point from 5 inches (125mm) of 5/8 inch (16mm) square.  This exercise is ideal practice for making tools such as stud punches as it develops the ability to forge square material into round.  This exercise forms part of the UK’s forging certificate for pre-farriers. Running time 6m […]
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Diamond Point

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a diamond point from 5 nches ( 125mm) of 5/8 (16mm) Square. This Exercise is not only great for hammer control with the steel worked on its edge but the control of the tongs is also developed. This forms part of the UK’s forging certificate. Running Time 4m:30sec
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Unwelded Eye

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge an unwelded eye from 9 inches (225mm) of 5/16 (8mm) round.  This is a useful exercise to develop bending techniques aswell as improving hammer control on light material.  This exercise forms part of the UK’s forging certificate for pre-farriers. Running time 4m 28secs.
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