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10.28.14 | A Night of Fire and Fun: Blacksmithing with Art Lab

Join us for an evening of blacksmithing demonstrations with local metal artists at the studio of Leslie Tharp. There will be opportunities to try your hand at the craft and forge a custom bat themed necklace at the end of the demonstrations. 104 more words

Upcoming Meetings

2 Day Forged Knife Class

Hudson River Ironworks presents “Forge To Finish” with MP Knives December 6-7, 2014.

This project will entail the forging, heat treating, assembly, and finishing of a basic knife. 91 more words

And the hammer goes boom!

We got the forge out and made fire! Isaiah is about to heat up metal in this picture; the anvil is to the right. Very fun to hit hot metal!


Key Holder

Hi Guys,

    Bianca wanted a key holder and this is what I came up with. 

The trunk or branch is made from rebar, the hooks reduced from 1/2″ rd. 120 more words


Blacksmithing Courses!

Hi Folks,

Apologies to all those waiting for Blacksmithing introductory courses, but we appear to be suffering from our successes! We’re currently fully booked, but I hope to be setting up dates for the new year in the next few weeks,  so if you’re on the list, we should get to you soon. 16 more words



Hit by a falling tree, this gate detail was smashed beyond recognition, and the traditionally made gate was bent out of true…..

We straightened the gate and repaired and adjusted the hinges and remade the decorative detail using the appropriate traditional techniques…. 16 more words


Latest Commissions: Weather Cock

To commemorate the life of a former Tower Captain of St Mary’s Church in Frensham, we were commissioned to refurbish the weather vane that had stopped functioning and was loosing elements and to create a cockerel to top it off. 357 more words