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Our trip to Sedalia went well. It was the first Thursday and Friday of this month. We went for a Blacksmithing Association of Missouri conference. Matthias was teaching the beginners class. 166 more words

Replacing Things With Skills

This is something that has always been very important to me. Mostly out of need, partially out of obsession.

Many people, I’d go as far as to say the majority, obtain and use items and products to eliminate the need to learn any skills. 1,047 more words


Blacksmithing Literature (PDF)

Here are some books for free download on blacksmithing related topics. I’ll add more as I find more. You can also visit this site for more downloadable literature. 8 more words


Testing, testing, 1 2 3

So, lately Maria has been suggesting that I start filming my knife tests.

I think it’s a good idea, but I’m just not sure how it would go. 197 more words


You just never know when you are going to get it right.

Hey everybody, hope your week is going well.

I spent a day today making a knife. I know, big shocker. Haha

When making a knife you’ve got to harden and heat treat the blade. 271 more words


Pete Braspenninx

Pete Braspenninx of Phyre Forge is a true innovator. He identifies as an artist, with metal as his medium. Three days visiting him left me astounded at his creativity, artistry, and skill. 81 more words


Forged in Fire

I do so love sampling new things, whether places, food, puzzles, people’s lives or . . . blacksmithing. Yep. You read that right! As fully equipped as you think your workshop is, 297 more words