Ancient style charcoal forge in Chile.
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Please note the construction of the forge. The wooden base and clay upper portion and the use of a bellows and side draft wind supply. This forge is an example of the ancient style of forges used by the Spanish in the North and South American colonies since the discovery of the Americas. This Chilean forge is a window into the past for those who wish understand,utilize and replicate avcient technology.Knowledge of Spanish language is not required to understand forge and bellows construction. Study carefully the video and the images will speak to you. Different bellows styles were also used. Thanks to You Tube for this and other educational videos.