Category: transgirl forges cute dragons

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

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!

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!

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. :(. 

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Family photo! What a bunch of cuties! :D#black…

Family photo! What a bunch of cuties! 😀

#blacksmith #blacksmithing #metalwork #cute #adorable #dragons #make #maker #silly#keychain #badass

Some glamour shots of my first damascus #knife…

Some glamour shots of my first damascus #knife with a #forgefriend on the back! It’s a multibar twist construction in 15n20 and 1084, and I had to make the tiniest set of punches for the little fella on the back. It’s etched in pickle juice, cuz… well, I’m pickle rick!

Two new creations! One is a cutesy lil’ Forge …

Two new creations! One is a cutesy lil’ Forge Friend for a customer, the other is my new hand hammer. I forged it myself from a chunk of steel, the handle is hickory and I’ve customized it to be perfect for my hand. It’s going to get a lot of use! 🙂

Y’know Donkey, Damascus Dragons have layers! Like, 6, but…

Y’know Donkey, Damascus Dragons have layers! Like, 6, but they’re still there!

Sometimes I learn subtle nuances and significant things about…

Sometimes I learn subtle nuances and significant things about projects in the middle of my own class. Last night I took a moment to jot down a few things that I learned.