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    Posted 11 months ago

    JEllington
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    7 foot long blacksmith’s tongs. I know most smiths made their own tools for what they were doing, but I can’t find any info on what these would have been for. There were a lot of railroad antiques with these but they weren’t listed as railroad items. Anyone have an idea?

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    1. Watchsearcher Watchsearcher, 11 months ago
      I wonder if they are used in making glass art?
    2. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 11 months ago
      Longest ones I ever happened to see someone own were four foot campfire tongs. Way long ago volunteer fire departments had them longer but I have no idea how long they were. To many years ago.
    3. JEllington, 11 months ago
      I found a drawing of a man standing in front of an enormous furnace with a long set of tongs and he had a chain hanging with the pivot of the tongs setting in the hook. Wish I knew what he was doing
    4. Onedtent, 11 months ago
      Looks more like tongs used in glass blowing.

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