A "Treadle Hammer" is a specialized blacksmithing tool that uses the
blacksmith's own foot power to swing a hammer.
We have found that some blacksmiths also work with wood. Several of
the members of our blacksmith club, The Guild of Metalsmiths, joined
just so they could learn to make their own specialized woodworking
tools, and just never left.
Well, here is a blacksmith's treadle hammer that obviously was
heavily infuenced by a wood carver:
Go to the bottom of this page to see that entry-----
You will see a couple of interesting (blacksmith-related) links there,
too. We attended a conference there (the Czech Republic) in, I think,