With the piece steadied in a cradle, Howard creases the back of the bar with the peen of his hammer, in effect distorting the metal so that it’s not so rectilinear This is one of the design’s few aesthetic flourishes.  Photo 3 of 14 in Meet a Seasoned Blacksmith Who Reveals His Art's Painstaking Process

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With the piece steadied in a cradle, Howard creases the back of the bar with the peen of his hammer, in effect distorting the metal so that it’s not so rectilinear This is one of the design’s few aesthetic flourishes. 

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