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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

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!

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. 😀

Each new “Ready, Set, Smith!” class means love…

Each new “Ready, Set, Smith!” class means lovely new students and lovely new bottle openers! 😀

Ting Ting the Tiny Dragon feels grateful for t…

Ting Ting the Tiny Dragon feels grateful for the wonderful students at PHF, and is looking forward to more lovely classes!

Look at the teeny weeny little hammer! Soooo c…

Look at the teeny weeny little hammer! Soooo cuuuuuuute! 😀 Today my students made punches and tiny hammers and it was so fun! 😀