Looks like it could be used for all sorts of things to me. I'm going
to guess that it could be pretty useful for forge-welding a joint made
by drifting one piece of bar stock and sliding another through it.
Just a guess, though.
When Carl put fingers to keys it was 9/10/07 11:32 AM...
The video I've seen of big chain being made didn't involve a swage.
I don't see this working well for that, the 'grooves' don't run straight
across, they dog-leg just a little.
Looks like a bronze for sale/sold bulk item. 25 pound square x 4.
That is the bottom side of a pouring. Easy to break off 1, 2, 4, 8...
and put them in the melt. Bronze was used for many things.
It is beautiful, workable by the smith and meltable.
That would be nice to have if one was melting bronze and pouring custom
yard art or faucets or handle .....The low temp steel that is beautiful.
Martin H. Eastburn
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