Blacksmiths Association of Western Australia Nice page and resources.
Australian Blacksmiths Association (Victoria) Incorporated. Link to a good Blacksmith Book on The A.B.A.,VIC. Site.
Australian Blacksmiths Association (Queensland). Brisbane Blacksmith group
South Australian Artist Blacksmiths Association or A.B.A.S.A
Secretary- Robert Kenning firstname.lastname@example.org
http://www.treeproject.abavic.org.au/ The Tree Project.
http://www.afba.org.au/ Australian Farriers & Blacksmiths Association
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/aussie_9x20_owners/ Aussie metal & machining forum.
http://www.laventrix.com/ Big Knife Forum
http://www.blacksmiths-australia.com/phpforum1/index.php Blacksmiths-Australia forum
Australian businesses and Blacksmith-Australia sponsored pages
Ockairon Wesburn Victoria, based blacksmith
Guthrie Knives Sunshine Coast, Brisbane.
Unique Ironworks ( Wrought Iron and steel Fabrication, Dalby area ) Greg or Geoff 4662 1122
http://www.traditionaliron.com/ Blacksmithing Brisbane business at Petrie
http://www.ironlordforge.com/ Wayne Saunders site, in NSW, Blacksmith knife maker, Lovely knives
Metal Art Design commercial Balustrades, Gates, Garden sculpture Northgate (07) 3266 3277
Xsigns, (cut vinyl signs, Dinmore area ), Tony, 073 282 0088 / 0415 339 069
International Groups & Forums
http://www.iforgeiron.com/ A BIG.. popular and very helpful U.S. based forum and resource. Free subscription (join this!). In fact, the Brisbane Blacksmith Group are on there as well http://www.iforgeiron.com/forum/24-blacksmith-groups-forum/
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http://www.baba.org.uk/ British Artist Blacksmiths Association
http://www.metalwebnews.com/bs.html Some PDF Books on this one.
Another U.S. Based Blacksmithing Site/Forum. Purgatoryironworks.com subscription based forum with instructional videos.
Some very resourceful & interesting links.
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http://www.abana.org/resources/education/chf.shtml Some Blacksmith instruction and practice on the Abana.org site
http://www.chopperhandbook.com/neatstuff/downloads.htm good plans on how to make your own benders
This one still working? Someone let me know if the link or page is down pls ?
Hobby.net.au - for all your hobby related information link back thing
Pdf info for H11, H13, M4 and other tool steels forging and hardening, composition relevant.
http://www.lenntech.com/periodic-chart-elements/melting-point.htm melting points of steels