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Foundry 101 - Metal Casting Small Foundry Learning Site.
Melting metal in a domestic microwave oven
Ironmaking, Smelting and Bloomeries
The ROCKRIDGE BLOOMERY
How wrought iron is made by the bloomery process.
More links from Lee Sauder, The Rockridge Bloomery
American Mystery Furnaces
Museum of Welsh Life
Fate of Chinese Ironmaking
Iron Smelting by Pit-Coal - Dud Dudley
From a History of the Industrial Revolution
Ancient hammers (XIX Century martinets) Helve Hammers in French
Crucible steel on the 10th century Silk Road.
The Dogon Blacksmiths of Mali, Africa
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www.heprefs.co.uk/bfdesign.html Color cross sections of blast furnace and refractories used