NRBA Conference,  Spring 2003, Neil McGee's shop, Stevensville, MT


Jim Bolinger and Gerome Weinand making a rose.


   Dan'l Moor forging (half) of a pair of tongs.



Gerome Weinand making a "damascus" project starting with the design of an owl in a steel box with the interstices filled with powdered metal.

   Filling the box.

    The design --- an owl

   The box completely filled

  The top taped in place

   The box welded shut and with a temporary handle welded in place

  Drawing out the box under the hydraulic press.



Members paying rapt attention to the demonstrator

Northern Rockies Blacksmith Association.  

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