Hubert Duca Blacksmith Shop :
Title:
Cannedy-Otto blacksmith forge
Catalog Number:
1992.153
Notes:
Model 1050.
Description:
Portable blacksmith forge on three metal legs with crank-driven blower.
Date:
ca. 1900
Size:
H-32 W-25 Dia-17 inches
Inscription:
"Clay Before Using"
Made:
Cannedy-Otto MFC, Co., Chicago, Heights, IL
Kid Tales:
This simple forge was typically used on farms to heat steel to shoe a horse or repair farm equipment. The bottom was lined with clay to prevent the fire from melting it.
Subjects:
Blacksmithing
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