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From the MAKE Flickr pool

Flickr member diluded000 forged his own blacksmithing tongs from some anchor bolts. Wow – this means he’ll be making with tools ‘of his own making’ . . . is that meta-making?

He also shared some pics of his new coal forge –


Looks like fun! If you’re interested in learning more about blacksmithing and other metalwork, AnvilFire seems a good resource for related info.