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051212tvhotmetal.Russell Schleicher of Belleville forms a tool using blacksmith techniques at the blacksmith shed next to the Belleville Labor & Industry museum.  Chad Travous of Albers will use the tool during the design stage for clay pottery which he creates.  They are members of the Artisan Guild of Southern Illinois. The old-fashioned blacksmith demonstration was held Saturday morning..BND/TIM VIZER     STANDALONE