Ken Dettmer's new Forge

It is not often that someone builds a forge. When it is built by someone who has been blacksmithing for a while, people are naturally curious. On the following pages, you will see Ken Dettmers new forge, its inauguration and first use. The photos are courtesy of John Cummins.

Ogling the new forge

Starting the fire


Here she goes

Look at that draft

The proud builder

Putting her to use

Off we go