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Iron Smelting Experiment - 2004

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Anne in the foreground and Sarah behind preparing charcoal.
The larger pieces were smashed with a mallet and then screened to average the sizes. As much charcoal as possible was pre measured into 2 gallon plastic pails for ease of loading into the smelter.

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Text © Darrell Markewitz, 2017
Photographs © Karen Peterson, 2017

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