Blacksmithing

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===Original Requirements===
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:1. Upset and weld a one-inch iron rod.
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:2. Make a horseshoe.
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:3. Know how to tire a wheel, use a sledge-hammer and forge, shoe a horse correctly and roughshoe a horse.
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:4. Be able to temper iron and steel.
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== Notes ==
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[[Category:Discontinued Merit Badges]]
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[[Category:Original Merit Badges]]

Revision as of 17:31, September 29, 2009

Blacksmithing merit badge
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: None
Created: 1911 Original/new/replaced:
Discontinued: 1952 Replaced by:

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[[Category:Discontinued {{{group}}} merit badges]]

Blacksmithing is a discontinued merit badge. It was one of the original merit badges in 1911 and was discontinued in 1952.

Merit badge requirements

1. Make an open link of 3/4-inch stock.
2. Forge a chain hook out of 3/4 x 1/2-inch soft steel or 3/4-inch round iron.
3. Make a bolt of 1/2-inch iron.
4. Bend and weld three links and form them into a chain, these links to be fastened to the hook of Requirement 2 by a ring, and links and ring to be made out of 3/8-inch iron.
5. Make a straight lap weld of 1/4 x 1-inch stock.
6. Make a rock drill.
7. Temper a rock drill.
8. Explain how to harden and temper a cold chisel.


Boy Scout Requirements, ({{{1}}}) Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Handbook for Boys, 1948 Edition

Original Requirements

1. Upset and weld a one-inch iron rod.
2. Make a horseshoe.
3. Know how to tire a wheel, use a sledge-hammer and forge, shoe a horse correctly and roughshoe a horse.
4. Be able to temper iron and steel.


Boy Scout Handbook, 1911 Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Handbook, 1911 Edition

Notes

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