In The Fly Press, you will learn to evaluate used fly presses,
what to look for in a new press, how to make tooling, and much more.
John also demonstrates many common blacksmith operations on the
fly press such as making tenons, veining, straightening stock, bending
precise circles and hot stamping. All of these techniques are shown
to you in the exceptional way that Love of Art Productions has come
to be known for clear, up close, and easily understood video instruction.
John Crouchet says, "If you're working cold you may be making
money!" What a novel idea!
As a working blacksmith, John Crouchet forges everything from candlesticks
to railings and manufactures specialized tooling for fly presses.
He has over thirty years of experience on fly presses, presswork,
tooling, and techniques.