Forging

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Forging is the soul of blacksmith’s shop in which the metal is heated until it gets to a specified temperature and becomes ductile enough to shape it with the help of equipment. The standard blacksmith’s forge has developed and become more innovative with time, however the basics haven’t changed. The most typical forging is one which is fired by charcoal, coal or coke. The forge is a specially designed fire place in which the temperature may be controlled so the metal is heated to a temperature which the blacksmith wants, depending on what he plans to.

There are four main types of metal forging process that are used to shape and design the metal: Drawing, Bending, Punching, and Upsetting

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