Originally Posted by yazul42
After reading KimberFan's posts, I want to head to a " Hammer In " if I can find one in the area. I really enjoyed watching the bladesmiths and other forgers work their talents,, they are a lesson in metallurgy and also a display of history and a dying art. Thanks for jarring my memory.
I took these at Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island, AL:
The smith was a nice fella, putting up with my barrage of questions
He explained that blacksmiths were a close knit group and that they have monthly meets and help each other out any way they can. It is a fascinating craft. I just don't have the time to devote to it.