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165 lb. pneumatic power hammer made by Phoenix Forging Hammers of North Carolina.

165 lb. pneumatic power hammer made by Phoenix Forging Hammers of North Carolina.

A 10 hp 250 gal. air compressor supplies air to the power hammer.

395 lb and 179 lb Soderfors anvils made in Sweden in the 1920s. They are a perfect matching set, despite purchasing them two years apart from different sellers.

357 lb sawmaker's anvil made in Sweden by Soderfors in the 1920's. I use it for cold work such as punch marking or chisel marking cut lines. Didn't really need it, but had to have it.

Pair of swage blocks made by Centaur Forge. I designed the table to permit easy transition from face to edge use.

Old handmade English style post vise next to solid cast iron ring mandrel.

Massive old engineer's vise made by Reed Mfg. Since aquiring this I hardly ever use the post vise.

Miller welders - a 200A TIG/stick and a 175A gas sheilded MIG.

Horizontal bandsaw made by Jet. In the background is a 15" Craftsman drill press.

14" bandsaw can be converted between metal and wood cutting.

Industrial belt grinder made by Dake. Belts are 72" X 3" - a huge timesaver.