Win a copy of For the Love of Paw Paws this week in the Fruit Trees forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • paul wheaton
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Mike Jay Haasl
  • Burra Maluca
garden masters:
  • James Freyr
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Steve Thorn
  • Greg Martin
  • Carla Burke
  • Dave Burton
  • Pearl Sutton
  • Likes 4
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Metal Working.

If you have a rocket mass heater, wood stove or fireplace, you may have a poker, ash scoop or other tools getting in the way.  A rack would be nice to hold them.  Let's make one!

Here's a video of a true craftsman making a fireplace tong set and a bit about the stand to hold all the tools.  You get pie if you make one this nice!

Here's a video of one that's made by welding horseshoes together.  This is the level of craftsmanship we're after in this BB:

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements is to make a stand to hold fireplace or rmh tools:
  - steel or iron
  - some welding or forging (heating metal and shaping it) involved

To document your completion of the BB, provide the following:
 - A picture of your stand partially assembled
 - A picture of the finished stand
permaculture is giving a gift to your future self. After reading this tiny ad:
Heat your home with the twigs that naturally fall of the trees in your yard
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!