October 2,3 and 4, 2015; Iron Ore Smelt at Tunnel Mill

Created: October 25, 2015
Last Revised: October 23, 2023

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Here is information on the latest (to date) of 3 Low-Carbon-Wrought-Iron-From-Local-Iron-Ore smelts
in which I have been involved:

This video is a more or less sequential record of how this smelt proceeded, but it isn't exactly a "how-to" lesson:
2015 Smelt Video

Here are some useful links for anyone interested in trying one of these smelts:

Our task list for a smelt is here:
Our Task List for a Smelt:

Post smelt notes for this 2015 smelt are here:
Post-Smelt notes

Randy Purchase's photo essay:
Randy Purchase's Smelt Report

Lee Sauder's website:
Lee Sauder's Website