AY Honor Blacksmithing
The Challenging Part
The most challenging requirement of this honor is probably this:
14. With supervision make two projects. You will be using low carbon steel at least ¼ inch thick and utilizing techniques your instructor will teach you. These projects need to include the following techniques:
- a. Draw out the end of a square piece by forging a round taper, and placing a finial (Curly queue) on the end.
- b. Use the horn of the anvil to forge a U-shaped bend.
- c. Form a decorative twist in a piece of square steel.