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    Here is a batch of a dozen bolt tongs, made from carpenters' braces and pincers. They took longer to make than forging from bar, but used a lot less energy. I hope they will be good enough for the charity, Tools for Self Reliance, to send to Africa, for use by trainee smiths. My participation in this and a similar organisation, has enabled me to salvage broken or poor quality tools for recycling.

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    Looking good and good cause. Kudos.
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    Very nice and God will bless you
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    Thanks Philip Davies! We've added your Bolt Tongs to our Forging and Casting category,
    as well as to your builder page: Philip Davies's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:





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