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forging presses

12 ton
forging presses

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Forging presses for Blacksmiths, Bladesmiths and Artisans. Made in the Heartland of Anderson Indiana. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

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The Coal Story...

Andy Davis & Nate Brandt had an idea; to build a quality c-frame forging press that would fit in their residential shop. From junkyard scraps they welded their first frame together, and through trial and error they assembled a functional press. Through that successful build Coal Iron Works was born...
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What's a 12 ton press capable of?

Checkout this video showing the power of a 12-ton press in forging a giant axe! You can find more videos on our YouTube channel.

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