S: Medieval Blacksmithing
FC: Medieval Blacksmithing
2: Types of Smiths
3: Bloomsmith Lorimer | The person who made iron. The person who made armor. | Examples
5: Key Steel | Knife A was the most common. Knife B the next most common. Knife C is a more modern method. Knife D was the least common. | Iron
6: Anvils were used to aid in the shaping of metals.
8: The bellows were used to keep the fires stoked.
9: Hammers were used to shape the metal on the anvils. | There were a variety of different shapes and sizes
11: The swages were used to shape the metal by holding metal to swage and striking with a sledge hammer
12: Swage blocks were used for swaging larger objects.
13: Drifts were used for enlarging/shaping holes in the metal could be called a broach.
14: Punches were used to make holes in the metal.
15: Any Questions?