|Rustic and Industrial Age
Art Work - Page 6
|"The Blacksmith's Forge Blower"
This is a “Buffalo Forge Company”
blacksmith’s blower. The name is in raised
lettering on the side.
Also in raised lettering is “CLIMAX” which I
believe to be the model, and “Buffalo N.Y.
This blacksmith’s forge blower was
purchased by me in Bandera, Texas back in
the mid 1990’s.
It was not functional and sat in my yard
until just recently when I decided to do
something with it.
It took a while and full disassembly, but I
was able to get it working and back to fully
I added a new oak handle and secured the
blower to a white oak mount.
The mount was in turn, secured to a piece of
copper pipe that I removed from a
communications tower about 20 years ago.
The base is a rescued wire wheel from a
1928 Ford Model A. I pulled it out of tall
grass in a field in the Texas panhandle
about 25 years ago. All working metal parts
are linseed oiled to maintain the antique
What a very cool, industrial age, display
Price is $850