Category: badass

Another Ready, Set, Smith class wrapped up at …

Another Ready, Set, Smith class wrapped up at Prospect Hill Forge! Just like this little Forge Friend, I’m feeling satisfied, and looking forward to the next week’s new students!

Who’s excited to have spicy ramen in between t…

Who’s excited to have spicy ramen in between teaching classes? This dragon!

I’ve been away from the forge for a bit, what …

I’ve been away from the forge for a bit, what with moving house and sheep and all. My little Forge Friends have been keeping me company, though!

Another summer, another wonderful #pvdfestwith…

Another summer, another wonderful #pvdfestwith @thesteelyard ! Special thanks to @islay_obviously for helping me haul my gear! My little dragons had so much fun meeting all of the lovely folk!

My latest buddy forged from a single piece of …

My latest buddy forged from a single piece of 3/4” square stock! He seems to really like iced tea? 

  #blacksmith #blacksmithing #dragon#dragons #handmade #cute #silly #maker#make #handforged #metalwork #tea#sweettea #badass

Details are so satisfying! I put hexagonal tap…

Details are so satisfying! I put hexagonal tapers on the back ends of these 5/16ths drifts for class at @thesteelyard ! They got smushed within a few heats, but I’m still glad I put’em there!

We made egg spoons in class, so of course we h…

We made egg spoons in class, so of course we had to test them! And no, a Viking axe isn’t a good fork substitute. :/ #blacksmith#blacksmithing #bladesmith #axes #viking#cooking #handmade #eggs #maker#make #badass

Terrified Egg Spoon is scared of the forge! I …

Terrified Egg Spoon is scared of the forge! I made this egg spoon (fancy ladle to fry eggs in) and it was calling out to be a face, so I made it one! 

I finished the forging on another asymmetric w…

I finished the forging on another asymmetric wrapped axe today! It was so much work, that I really needed a pint at the end. A pint of ice cream, that is! ;P And no, I didn’t finish the whole thing.

Had a lovely time forging bottle openers with …

Had a lovely time forging bottle openers with my students at @thesteelyard ! Also, asymmetrically wrapped Viking-style axes are fun! Can’t wait to finish this one. 😀