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Featured Video : Zulu Blacksmiths

 
 
   
Interesting anthropological vignette from the 1937 movie King Solomon's Mine. Please give this high resolution video time to load, then watch it again. See link below for additional article.

 
Turn of the century Zulu blacksmiths from a scene in the 1937 movie 'King Solomon's' Mine. 1879 engraving and comparison

Zulu, King Solomon's Mine
 
 
 
Chain and Anchor     8:23 min:sec
Early 20th century Factory scenes showing the process of making large anchor chain (cable) and a anchor, using 19th century methods.

Heatherton Works, England, GB, chain making, anchor forging
 
 
 
Phillipine Blacksmith     15 min.
Popular 1980's children's television show captures a Phillipine smith forging a kris using box bellows and through forge. Must get copyright use approval.

Philipine, kris, box bellows, forge
 
Primitive African Blacksmiths
Turn of the century Zulu blacksmiths.
 
Chain and Anchor
Old documentary or news reel film about chain and anchor making in England.
 
Phillipine Blacksmith
Forging a kris using box bellows and through forge.
 
Viking Age Ironmaking     2:57 min:sec
Darrell Markewitz making iron at the 2008 Quadstate blacksmithing conference Miami Fairgrounds, Troy Ohio. Links to CD with iron making resources.

Viking, iron making, wrought iron
 
 
 
    


 
 
 
    


 
Viking Age Ironmaking
Iron making demo from Quadstate 2008.
 

 




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