Artistic. Artist Blacksmiths sometimes require a tool that will allow metal to be formed in ways that an anvil or traditional industrial swage block will not allow, a special Artists’ block is then often used. This tool is designed for flexibility. In addition, individual blocks may contain unique features of specific use or relevance to a particular smith or branch of the blacksmiths craft. This tool is approx. 3 3/4″ high including the hardy post and 2 1/2″ long and 1 1/4″ across the forming surface. This tool is used by many different craftsman in lots of different trades to form and swage materials. This tool can be used with a top set or ball pien hammers to bend draw and tenon materials. This tool can also be used for any other free forming you may come up with. The tool is made of tough 60/45/18 ductile iron. These castings have been produced for many years and have proven to be very reliable and useful. This tool is offered with a 3/4″ hardy post. All tools are new and in very good condition. Casting weighs approx. 3 lbs. .Made in the USA!
|Dimensions||9.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm|