Category: queer artist

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!

Wait a minute! This isn’t the forge! Catch me …

Wait a minute! This isn’t the forge! Catch me on Season 2 of Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine’s podcast: How It Is! hosted by Diane Guerrero. And yes, I brought some ironwork with me to the recording studio. Did you think I wouldn’t?  @ WGBH

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! 

Rawr! We’ve got silly dragons up the wazoo in …

Rawr! We’ve got silly dragons up the wazoo in the workshop! Lots more dragon experiments and dragon wing nuts to come!

That feeling when you order a pizza with half …

That feeling when you order a pizza with half pepperoni and half mushroom but this happens… Florian the Dragon was so excited for his mushroom, too. #firstworldproblems #blacksmith#blacksmithing #dragon #dragons #cute #tiny#handmade #maker #make

Making Forge Friends is always a bittersweet c…

Making Forge Friends is always a bittersweet class. I love the material and the teaching, but it means that another round of Ready, Set, Smith has to come to a close. :(. 

#blacksmith #blacksmithing#metalwork #dragon #dragons #sculpture #art#artistsoninstagram #maker #make #handmade#badass