acorn fire welded blacksmiths gate detail

Fire welded Acorns

I spent the day making a sprung tool for forging large 55mm diameter acorns for a Oak themed contemporary gate commission. The acorns are collar welded under the power hammer and they look great!

I am a firm believer in time spent making tooling as now I can forge the acorns in 10 mins or so… Like a¬†blacksmithing squirrel nutkin.acorn fire welded blacksmiths gate detail