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Gallery of Antique and
Modern Swage Blocks

Catalog and Book Source Gallery:
Old catalog pages and printed swage block research material with bibliography.

For better organization we have seperated print information from the photos. more
Bronze Age Swage Block Bronze Age Swage Block:
This 3200 year old bronze age tool may be the oldest known tool of its type. Click images or link for more
Antique Rectangular Custom Swage Block Antique Personal or Custom Swage Block:
This block is typical of personal patterns made by early smiths for their own use. Greenwood Collection Click images for more
Anvil Swage thumbnail Anvil Swage:
An old anvil swage from Israel. More . .
Anvil Swage thumbnail Anvil Swage:
An old anvil swage from France. More . .
Rotating trunnion Mount Swage Block from Israel Rotating Swage Block on Stand:
An old rotating swage block from Israel. More . .
Shipyard Block "Carron" Shipyard Swage Block: Updated
Two unusual blocks from the Steve Prillwitz collection. More . .
Small Industrial Block on Stand:
Mint condition 12" block and stand. More . .
Square Block with legs and square holes:
Unique block with integfral legs and only square holes. More . .
Primitive Betty Lamp and Candle Mold Block Betty Lamp Swage Block:
Primitive Betty Lamp and Candle mold block. More . .
Vice mounted block from Australia Vise Mounted Block:
Vice Mounted Blacksmiths Swage Block From Australia . More . .
Alldays Swage thumbnail Alldays & Onions Industrial Swage Block:
Alldays of Birmingham Blacksmiths Swage Block From Australia . More . .
Alldays Swage thumbnail Alldays & Onions Industrial Swage Block:
Alldays Blacksmiths Swage Block from Great Britian.. More . .
Unusual swage block from Canada Large unusual Swage Block:
Unusual holes mark this block from Canada as unique . More . .
Arrangement of three Greenwood Blocks - thumbnail The Greenwood Blocks:
The blocks designed and made by Josh Greenwood circa 1975. More . .
The popular long Greenwood swage block The Popular Greenwood Rectangular Block:
Whats in a name? Whos pattern is it? A modern tale.. More . .
Antique industrial swage block from the Greenwood collection. Antique Industrial Block:
Old block from the Greenwood Collection. More . .
Small rectangular artist blacksmith swage block Modern Artist Blacksmith Block:
Small block from Oakhill Ironworks. More . .
Unique specialty block:
A special block made for forging one particular part. More . .
The Square in Round Specialty Block:
A specialty block with round holes for square pegs. . .. More . .
Antique Rectangular Swage Block Antique Industrial Swage Block:
Antique rectangular block from the Old Millstone Forge Museum, Millstone, NJ. Click images for more
Hollow British Swage Block Unique Hollow British Block:
This swage block is unusual that it has a hollow underneith. Two views. more.
Antique Rectangular Custom Swage Block Unusual Rectangular Block:
This block was thought to be a personal pattern but has proven to be commercial. more
Cheese swage block pattern Cheese swage block pattern:
An atrist blacksmiths' block similar to round jewler's dapping block. more
Wooden Fisher block pattern Fisher swage block pattern:
Block pattern from the Fisher-Norris Company. more
foundry pattern NEW!   Progressive Engineering Works Patterns:
Two old swage block patterns more
Industrial Swage Block Industrial Swage Block:
This is a fairly typical industrial swage block . . more

Greenwood Collection
Industrial Swage Block General Purpose Swage Block:
This is a good old heavy duty general purpose design seen in a Pennsylvania antique shop . . more.
Industrial Swage Block Semi General Purpose Swage Block:
An industrial block with some general purpose features. more
Industrial Swage Block Unusual Industrial Swage Block:
Triangular and rectangular holes mark this as an unusual block. more
Industrial Swage Block Famous Wally Yater Swage Block Set:
These were the first artist blacksmith swage blocks of the modern era. The two making a set. . . more.
Trunnion Mount Swage Block by John Newman Trunnion Mount Swage Block by John Newman:
This unusual trunnion mount block by John Newman of Canada is similar to an antique block I saw in 1998. . more.
Trunnion Mount Swage Block by John Newman Artist Blacksmith Swage Block by John Newman:
Beautiful artist blacksmith swage block by John Newman of Canada. more
Small Artists Blacksmiths Block Small Artists Blacksmiths Block:
Small artist blacksmith swage block by John Newman of Canada. more
Old Industrial Swage Block
Turpins Swage Block:
Seen at Turpins Blacksmith Shop in Virgina. more
Industrial Swage Block
Combination Industrial Swage Block:
A primitive combination swage block. more
Industrial Swage Block Line Drawing Common Industrial Swage Block:
Drawing and definition of a standard industrial swage block. more
Common Industrial Swage Block:
Photo of old industrial swage block. more
Miniature Art Smith Swage Block:
Small block by Burnt Forge . . .more
Square Art Smith block by Jock Dempsey Square Art Smith block by Jock Dempsey:
A personal artist blacksmith swage block by Jock Dempsey more
Brass Dapping block from FindingKing Jewelers Dapping Blocks:
Miniature swage blocks for detail work more
Peddinghaus Work Block:
Portable combination swage and tool holder block more
Swage Block Thumbnail Bow Leg or Devil Horn Swage Block:
Interesting old industrial block and bolster plate more
Swage Block Thumbnail Table Swage or Metalsmiths Bench:
Unique bench and block combination from the Steve Prillwitz collection. more
Swage Block Thumbnail Spoon and Bowl Swage:
Unusual spoon and bowl swage probably designed for silversmiths, from the Steve Prillwitz collection. more
Grooved Swage Block Thumbnail Odd Grooved Block:
Found being sold by Larry Ball on ebay this block has several unusual features. more
Artist Blacksmith Block Thumbnail Artist Blacksmith Block:
Artist Blacksmith block has several unusual and familiar features. more
Dense Industrial Block Thumbnail Dense Industrial Swage Block:
A very stout "dense" swage block. more
Primitive Artist Blacksmith Swage Block Primitive Artist Blacksmith or Personal Block:
Unusual primitive pattern and casting. more
Pennslyvania Decorated Artist Blacksmith Block Pennslyvania Decorated Artist Blacksmith Block:
A unique folk art or advertising piece. more
Noyes Foundry Co. swage block B.B. Noyes & Co. Green River Swage Block
Photos of small Noyes Foundry Co. swage block with details. more
Rivet Bucking or Heading Block Rivet Bucking or Heading Block
Manufactured by Off-Center tools and sold by Blacksmiths Depot. more
CNC Machined Swage Block CNC Machined Swage block and Cone
Manufactured by Yesteryear Forge. more
Armourer Anvil or Block Unusual 4 armed Armourer's block or anvil
Ironsmyter Collection.
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Swage Block English Industrial Block and Stand
Andy Mason Collection.
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Small English Swage Block
Andy Mason Collection.
more
Broken and Repaired Block NEW!
From David C of Australia .
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Monkey Head or Coconut Swage NEW!
From Jerry Martin
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