• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 6-12-02
  • Description
  • This is a three inch diameter ring forged in the Chesebro blacksmith shop. To make a solid, straight iron rod into a ring takes patience and skill from a blacksmith. This ring could be made in two ways. One the blacksmith can make its cirucalar shape by hand forming it with only a hammer. The other, places a rough shape on a cone structure and the ring is then hammered with the guidance of the cone. When the two ends of the rod are joined to c... more
    This is a three inch diameter ring forged in the Chesebro blacksmith shop. To make a solid, straight iron rod into a ring takes patience and skill from a blacksmith. This ring could be made in two ways. One the blacksmith can make its cirucalar shape by hand forming it with only a hammer. The other, places a rough shape on a cone structure and the ring is then hammered with the guidance of the cone. When the two ends of the rod are joined to complete the ring, the extra iron in the middle is released and sparks fly. How we learn about communities; American communities in history. 16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 18 Social Systems; 15 Economics. less
  • Format
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