Blacksmith recycles everything; uses old bike as bellows

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Kenyan smith George Odhiambo makes just about anything, and his workshop is stacked with recycled metalwork. From Afrigadget:

It turns out that they reuse multiple types of iron for their goods, including leftover pieces from old vehicles. Nothing goes to waste here.

Even more interesting to me (probably because it moved and did stuff with fire), was the bicycle-turned-to-bellows that kept the fire going that would heat the metal rods. It’s a fairly simple, yet ingenious contraption that utilizes old materials with a little bit of engineering. The thing runs all day, every day too, so it’s made to last.

Re-use in the (unofficial) Kenyan Ironworks Industry [Afrigadget]

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