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FootPro™ Sandbox Tool Half-Round »

This is a nicely designed and well-built tool; most commonly used by competitors and for show horses. This tool is the same length as the regular Sandbox tool but is narrower and has a half-round shape. The FootPro™ Sandbox Tool Half-Round is now available in both 15" and 18" lengths.

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Bellota 12" Nail Cutter »

Bellota offers a 12" Nail Cutter that works with relative ease because of the length of the handles. You’ll have to try these to see just how easy cutting horseshoe nails can be.

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Kerckhaert Kings Series »

The Kerckhaert Kings Series has a wider base for good support. Front and Hind patterns with a variety of toe grabs offer many options for Turf and Dirt tracks.

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Liberty Horseshoe Nails

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Bloom Forge

Fire Tongs

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Roy Bloom, APF CJF at R&S Farrier Supplies Clinic

In these photos, Roy Bloom demonstrates how to replace a rivet on a pair of tongs at the R&S Harness and Farrier Supplies Clinic in Kalona, Iowa. For more photos, like FPD on Facebook. For more photos, like FPD on Facebook.

 

 

 

Natural Angle

Tools and Tips

Forge Welding by Russell Colvin, CJF

Forge welding is a combination of heat, timing and surface preparation. The heat sources we will discuss in this article are gas (propane or natural gas) and coal/coke. Welding is a little more difficult in gas fires because of temperature limitations and the fact that gas fires tend to be oxidizing (excess oxygen).

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