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Blacksmith's Forge

Blacksmith's Forge

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A shallow metal bowl on four legs joined by steel straps. A wheel is part of the lower assemblage; possibly it turned a blower (missing) Condition: Generally rusted. The bowl has a hole in the center.

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984.30.03

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Drill Press

Drill Press

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This item is a very large drill press, black in colour, and mounted on a plank of wood. The makers mark is visible and reads: "Blower Forge 80, Kitchener ONT, NO 152." This well-known maker of blacksmithing machinery was founded in 1875 by 17 year old Henry Keiper to manufacture the rotary forge blower he had invented. They started manufacturing drill presses by 1889; the first models were hand-powered post drills. The materials used are steel and wood.

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Accession #:

014.12.01

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Blower for Forge

Blower for Forge

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This small blower is for a forge and is made entirely of metal. It has a handle which is connected by gears to a fan which in turn blows air out a small opening. Condition: badly rusted, the handle is rusted in position. Inscription reads " Canada Blower & Forge Co., Kitchener Ont."

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985.10.22

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Blower for Forge

Blower for Forge

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a) This is a blower for a forge on a stand. With the exception of the handle it is completely metal. If one were to turn the handle a fan would blow air through a pipe to a forge. It is very rusted. Inscription- "Champion Blower and Forge Co., Lancaster, PA.,U.S A., Patented April 16, 1902, June 11, July 30, 1901. See Hudson's Bay 1910-1911 catalogue p206. b) The second blower apparatus reads "Champion Blower & Forge Co., Lancaster, PA., USA" - casing also reads "400". Both blowers are the same dimension.

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985.04.05ab

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