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Bench anvil made from railroad rail or flatiron.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1964 (v.54#1) pg. 52

How to make and use a bench anvil.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1981 (v.4#11) pg. 61

Tip on providing an anvil by routing out the top of a workbench and inlaying the sole plate of an old electric iron.
FINE WOODWORKING #134 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 16

Make your own shop anvil from a short length of railroad track attached to a section of tree trunk (the base).
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #522 Apr 1981 pg. 51

Convert a bench block into a small anvil. Useful when punching out pins and rivets, working with jewelry, and other small metalwork.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1974 (v.142#6) pg. 170

Tip: Equip a section of a small (8" diameter) tree trunk with a carrying handle and a base to form a portable chopping block or pounding block.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1984 (v.161#1) pg. 55

Make these 4 tools for your shop. Metalworking skills required to fabricate the tools. (1) Push-apart pliers. (2) Shop anvil. (3) Round-stock cutter. (4) Offset hammer.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1984 (v.161#5) pg. 100

Tip on using a pipe cap as an anvil for light work.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #163 Feb 1990 (v.14#7) pg. 28