Metalsmithing Suppliers


Compiled by: Mark Williams

  1.     3M
    Abrasives Systems Division
    3M Center, Building 223-6N-01
    St. Paul, MN 55144-1000
    800-3M HELPS
    800-852-4668 fax
    907-522-5200 Alaska
    519-451-2500 Canada
    808-422-2721 Hawaii
    915-599-4685 Northern Mexico
    809-750-3000 Puerto Rico
    Makers of coated abrasive, surface conditioning, and superabrasive
    products. Call for free catalog. Expert advice and excellent service
  2.     A & C Distributors
    P.O.Box 70228
    San Diego, CA 92167
    619-222-8144 fax
    Distributes metal patinas for blacksmiths
    Liquid coatings: copper, brass gold and pewter which can be applied
    to any surface including steel. Suitable for exterior surfaces
    including roofs. Patinas: green, blue, rust, burgundy and black.
    Clear sealer and primers.
  3.     Abcd Industries
    1320 Light Street
    Baltimore, MD 21230
    Rivets available in bulk. No other products sold
  4.     Acorn Iron & Steel Co.
    915 North Delaware Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    215-922-2522 fax
    Makes acorn platens in six sizes from 3' x 3' to 5' x 8'. Also
    available are tapered drift pin, bending post, burning pyramid, vise,
    gooseneck hold down dog, and other hold downs.
  5.     Admiral Steel
    800-323-7055 for the web site
    Caters especially to knifemakers and has competitive pricing.
  6.     Adobe Forge and Foundry
    PO Box 1893
    Corales,New Mexico 87048
    Owned and operated by Jim Crane. The work is excellent,
    the costs are reasonable, and the staff is committed.
    Jim and his staff are artists.
  7.     Agate  Lacquer
    11-13 Forty Third Rd.
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    718-482-9551 fax
    Manufacturers of waterbase, high solid, solventbase compliant coatings.
    Air dry or Bake for spray, dip or flow coat. We design coatings to meet
    specific requirements. Has a nice look. Very strong. Ask for #8A
    lacquer & thinner.Aluminum
  8.     Air Draulics Engineering Company
    4250 Piolte Drive
    Memphis, TN 38118
    Manufactures metal fabricating equipment
  9.     Airco Welding Supplies
    1411 East Michigan
    Jackson, MI 49203
    Blacksmith supplies
  10.     Alaskan Copper and Brass Co.
    3223 6th South
    Seattle, Washington 98134

    P.O. Box 3546
    Seattle, Washington 98124

    Suppliers of stainless steel, aluminum, cuni, brass, copper, bronze and
    high performance alloys. Sheet and plate, pipe and tube, rod and bar, fittings
    and flanges, and others. Large industrial supplier with large selection
    of remnants sold by the pound. Catalog available. Written correspondence
    should be sent to their PO Box.
  11.     Allcraft Tool & Supply
    666 Pacific St.
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    800 645-7124
    718 789-2800
    Tools for jewelry making
  12.     The Aluminum Association
    818 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20006
    Industry association for aluminum. Answer line, addresses, information, etc.
    for many years. All parts and dies except
    the angle iron dies are available.
  13.     American Galvanizers Association
    12200 Iliff Avenue, Suite 204
    Aurora, CO 80014-1252
    Galvanizing information and resources.
  14.     American Punch Company
    685 South Green Road
    Cleveland, Ohio 44121
    216-381-1037 fax
    Iron Worker punches, dies, shear blades, punch stems, coupling nuts, and
    other tooling.
  15.     American Alloy Steel Houston, TX
    Sells several nickel-bearing steels for knife-making, in particular
    203E and L-6.
  16.     American Bending Supply
    c/o Joe Banicki
    662 Wilson St.
    Winona Mn. 55987
    Maker of a bender similar to the Hossfeld #2. Cost is substancially less than
    Hossfeld. Joe worked for Hossfeld
  17.     Amory Forge
    Hillsburgh, Ontario N0B 1Z0
    Expect at least an 8 week wait for anvils as they must be ordered from
  18.     Amsterdam Blacksmith Supply
    185 Amsterdam Road
    New Holland, PA 17557
    Blacksmith supplies
  19.     Anchor Tool and Supply. Inc
    P.O. Box 265
    Chatham, NJ, 07928-0265
    201-884-2211 fax
    This is a good supplier with a selection of hard-to-find large
    stakes at good prices.
    Bill Schroeder is the owner of the company - he carries beautiful
    tools and stakes and can have custom work done.
  20.     Anti-Borax Compound Co., Inc.
    1506 Wall Street
    Fort Wayne, IN 46804
    Anti-borax welding compounds
  21.     AnvilSong Booksellers
    P.O. Box 5119
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Source for blacksmithing publications including new, rare and European
    books, artwork, illustrations, and reprints
  22.     AP Tool Company
    201 Porter Road
    Conroe, TX 77301
    Manufactures anvils, anvil stamps, forges, tool boxes, and farrier
  23.     Architectural Iron Designs, Inc.
    167 Dey Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07306-6203
    A variety of forged components, such as hot forged balls, scrolled
    stock of various types, etc. , No minimum order.
    Catalog available
  24.     ARE, Inc.
    Box 8
    Greensboro Bend, VT 05842
    800 736-4273
    802 533-7007
    802 533-7008
    Tools for jewelry making
  25.     Armstrong Bros. Tool Company
    5200 West Armstrong Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60646
    Blacksmith supplies
  26.     Art Essentials of New York Ltd.
    Three Cross Street
    Suffern, NY 10901-4601
    Gold leaf supplies and books
  27.     Atlantic Steel Corporation
    35-27 36th Street
    Astoria, NY 11106
    718-937-2411 fax
    Tool steel, in particular, Atlantic-33
  28.     Atlas Metal Sales
    1401 Umatilla St.
    Denver, CO 80204
    303-623-3034 fax
    Supplier of specialty metals including aluminum, brass, bronze, copper,
    lead, nickel, pewter, tin, and zinc. They specialize in art sculpture
    silicon bronze.
    Brochure available. Ask for Dave Brahinsky.
  29.     Automotive Inc./Little Giant
    420 4th Corso
    Nebraska City, NE 68410
    Parts for 25, 50 & 100 pound Little Giant power hammers.
    These people bought the Little Giant company.
  30.     AVantage Suppy Inc.
    #60 Allendale
    Conroe, TX 77302
    409-231-2566 fax
    Ornamental supplies, tabs, locks, fasteners, castings, hinges, paint, and
  31.     B & S Aircraft Alloys, Inc.
    Syosset, NY 11791
    Buena Park, CA 90620
    516-681-2439 fax
    Handles metals of all kinds. Good source for metals used by airplanes.
  32.     B & P Lamp Supply
    McMinnville, TN
    All sorts of lamp parts and supplies including solid brass balls.
    Catalog available.
  33.     Stephen Bader & Co., Inc.
    10 Charles Street
    P.O.Box 297
    Valley Falls, NY 12185
    Makers of a complete line of grinding and polishing equipment for
    blacksmiths, bladesmiths, and other metalworkers. Ask for Paul
    Champagne. Brochures available
  34.     Bareco Products
    Rock Hill, SC 29731
    803-327-3661 fax
    Source of good foundry wax. Have local offices around the country.
  35.     Barry Pattern & Foundry Co., Inc.
    3333 35th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    Wrought steel forgings to fit into your designs. Catalog available for
  36.     Bayshore Metals, Inc.
    P.O.Box 882003
    San Francisco, CA 94188-2003
    415-647-7981 or 800-533-2493
    Metal of various cross-sections including half round, half oval and tee.
  37.     Bead Ranch
    605 Town and Country Village
    Sunnyvale CA 94086
    408 739 8842
    Beads and beading tools.
  38.     The Bead Shop
    117 Hamilton Avenue
    Palo Alto CA
    415 328 7925
    Beads and beading tools
  39.     Bee Industries, Inc.
    P.O.Box 347
    Watertown, WI 53094
    Manufactures solid rivets and pins of all types.
  40.     Bell Creek Iron Works
    3380 W. 650N
    Middletown, IN 47356
    Used blacksmith and machine tools.
  41.     Belmont Metals
    337 Belmont Ave.
    Brooklyn NY 11207
    718 342 4900
    Suppliers of metal powders
    Suppliers of various metals including pewter sheet.
    They are helpful and willing to give advise over the phone.
  42.     Bob Bergman
    N8126 Postville Road
    Blanchardville, WI 53516
    Source of power hammers and other machinery.
  43.     Birchwood Casey
    7900 Fuller Road
    Eden Prarie, MN 55344-9702
    612 937-7931
    612 937-7979 fax
    Steel and other metals blackening solution that works well
    and lasts long.
  44.     Blacksmith's Journal
    P.O. Box 193
    Washington, MO 63090
    A comprehensive source of blacksmiths' information. An extremely useful
  45.     Carolina Glove Company
    P.O.Box 820
    Newton, NC 28658
    Kevlar gloves are available in pairs or as lefts only.
  46.     Blacksmith's Gazette
    950 South Falcon Road
    Camano Island, WA 98292 email web site
    Monthly publication in newspaper form of useful information and
    announcements of interest to blacksmiths. Fred and Arlene Holder are
    the publishers
  47.     Bloom Forge
    P.O.Box 116
    Drummond, WI 54832
    Makes and sells blacksmith supplies

  48. Blue Water Display & Packaging
    4432 Anaheim Avenue NE
    Albuquerque NM 87113
    800 637 8303
    505 823 9313
    Boxes and displays only
  49.     Boggs Tool Processing and File Sharpening Co.
    14100 Orange Avenue
    Paramount, CA 90723
    800-574-5244 for calls outside Calif.
    FAX 310-634-0839
    File and rasp sharpening
  50.     The Boone Trading Company Inc.
    Suppliers of all kinds of exotic materials, bone, fossil ivory,
    wart hog ivory, beads, fossils, etc., for knife handles or whatever.
  51.     Bourget Bros. Lapidary & Jeweler's Supplies
    1636 11th St
    Santa Monica CA 90404
    800 828-3024
  52.     Bovano of Cheshire
    830 South Main St.
    P.O. Box 250
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    Suppliers of european imported leaded enameling stock.
    Catalog available but not free.
  53.     J.G. Braun Company
    7540 McCormick Blvd.
    Skokie, IL 60076
    800-323-4072 or 312-761-4600
    Solid steel wood-grain rod, stamped steel ornaments, hollow balls and
    halves in steel, stainless, aluminum or brass.
    Free catalog.
  54.     Brownells Inc.
    Route 2 Box 1
    200 South Front Street
    Montezuma, IA 50171-9989
    Gunsmithing supplies. Catalog available.
  55.     Bryant Laboratory
    101 Fifth St.
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    Suppliers of chemicals for the mixing of patinas.
    They have a handout on different patination formulas and a number
    of different books on the process.
  56.     BSC Tool & Machine Co.
    Louisville, KY
    Various tools including Jet brand anvils.
  57.     Burgon Tool Steel Co.
    Tide Mill Road
    Box 1510
    Hampton, NH 03842
    (603) 926-4994)
    800-582-7223 (in NH)
    800-258-7106 (elsewhere)
    603-926-5704 fax
    Contact Art Putnam

    A good source for small quantities of tool steel. They usually
    have the material and size you need in stock. Unusual orders are
    normally processed within 10 days.

    The sales people are quite knowledgeable about all the metals they
    handle. They have metallurgists that can be consulted in
    difficult problems. Burgon has produced a nice little book entitled
    "Burgon Tool and Die Manual" (FREE). It's probably one of the best
    for selecting tool steels and heat treating them.
  58.     Cadillac Plastic and Chemical Co.
    P.O. Box 7035
    Troy, MI 48007-7035
    Source for : Acetal (Delrin), cast acrylic, cast nylon, nylon, teflon,
    plexiglas, UHMW and more! Min purchase at my location is $25.00.
  59.     Capital Equipment Sales
    Source of used equipment and machinery.
  60.     Carpenter Steel Division or Carpenter Technology Corporation
    Reading, PA 19612
    610-208-2633 fax
    Snapfinger Woods Industrial Park
    5355 Morse Drive
    Decatur, GA 30035-3810
    Complete listing of tool and die steels.
  61.     Cashion Machine Shop
    720 Bell Road
    Antioch, TN 37013
    Machine tools, Old gas engines, Blacksmithing tools, rebuilds Little
    Giant power hammers
  62.     Cast Fab Technologies
    Cincinnati, OH 45209 USA
    513-758-1002 fax
    A commercial iron foundry that takes a small foundry approach to service
    Provides precision gray, ductile & alloyed ferrous castings,metal
    fabrications & related products & services.

  63.     Fred Caylor
    3502 South 800 East
    Zionsville, IN 46077
    Rebuilds power hammers.
  64.     Centaur Forge Ltd.
    117 N. Spring Street
    P.O.Box 340
    Burlington, WI 53105
    Anvils, forges, vises, blacksmith & farrier tools, books and
    Catalog available
  65.     Centerline Corporation
    2117 Northwestern Avenue
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    847-336-9974 fax email web site
    Makers of a true deadblow hammer in several weights. Ask for John Burnett.
  66.     Century Manufacturing Company
    9231 Penn Avenue
    Minneapolis, MN 55431
    Manufactures welders
  67.     Champ Spring Company
    2107-2119 Chouteau Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63103
    P.O. Box 7103
    St. Louis, MO 63177
    Leaf spring specialists since 1882. Source of Clay Spencer treadle
    hammer springs
  68.     The Clay Factory of Escondido
    525 N.Anderson Unit G
    Escondido CA 92029-1417
    Source of polymer clay. Nice people to work with, but ask for the
    wholesale price.

  69.     Cleveland Steel Tool Company
    474 East 105th Street
    Cleveland, OH 44108-1378
    Manufactures punches, shears and dies
  70.     Colonial Castings Inc.
    15301 N.W. 34th Avenue
    Miami, FL 33054
    Specializes in gravity die cast aluminum ornamental metal components.
    Catalog available
  71.     The Contenti Company
    123 Stewart St.
    Providence, RI 02903
    Supplier to the jewelry trade. Stocks pewter flatstock in a variety of
    sizes 0.0312" to 0.625". Prices fluctuate based on the tin market and
    there are breaks on quantity orders. Catalog available. Ask for Steven
  72.     Cook Hammer Company
    Warwick, RI 02888-2218
    401-461-4264 fax
    Maker/supplier of brass, bronze, copper, Aluminum, lead and babbitt
  73.     Copper and Brass Sales, Inc.
    Corporate office
    17401 Ten Mile Road
    Eastpointe, MI 48021
    810-775-5078 fax
    Suppliers of aluminum, brass, copper & copper alloys, stainless steel,
    bronzes, carbon steel, nickel, and zinc in rod, bar, wire, sheet, plate, coil,
    strip, tubing, and extruded shapes. The salespeople are very knowledgeable
    on metal properties. The service is efficient with 40 locations in North
    America. The 800 number routes you to the nearest one.
  74.     Cresent City Iron Supply Inc.
    #33 W. 24th Street
    Kenner, LA 70063
    Castings, spears, locks, and hardware.
  75.     Crucible
    5639 West Genesse Street
    P.O.Box 991
    Camillus, NY 13031
    Complete listing tool steels.
  76.     M.E. Cunningham Company
    Box 307
    Ingomar, PA 15127
    412-366-3048 fax
    Custom hand stamps, ask for Frank Speicher
  77.     Dalmar
    11759 S. Cleveland Ave., Suite 28
    Fort Myers, FL 33907
    941/275-1731 fax
    Contact Dale Miller
    Power supplies & chemicals for small tanks or brush plating
    in gold, copper, nickel or silver.
    Kits for plating automotive trim, jewelry or non-metallics.
    Free catalog.
  78.     Decorative Electrical Products Catalog
    Angelo Brothers Company
    12401 McNulty Rd
    Philadelphia, Pa. 19154-3297
    A full service lighting fixture company with a catalog and a $75 minimum.
    They have a good line of specialty bulbs as well as fixtures, and a
    compendium on the types and uses of bulbs. They also have locations in
    Chicago, Jacksonville Fla, and LA
  79.     W.N. DeSherbinin Products, Inc
    P.O. Box 613
    Hawleyville, CT 06440-0063
    203-797-1385 fax
    A full service lighting fixture company with extensive catalogs -
    Hardware, Glass, Finials. They don't like to send the expensive
    catalog out unless you're serious, so be a Company, even if you're not.
    They have a $100.00 minimum order.
  80.     DoAll Co.
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    847-699-7524 fax
    Distributor of various industrial products including saws, saw blades,
    abrasives, drills, chucks, grinders. Also have a dry saw blade lubricant called
    DoAll Tool Saver.
  81.     East West DyeCom
    PO Box 12294
    Roanoke, VA 24024-2294
    703-362-7425 fax
    Source of answers to aluminum questions. Does anodizing of aluminum.
    Has small scale tubing benders.
  82.     Eastern Ornamental Supply Company
    P.O.Box 6272
    231 Throckmorton Street
    Freehold, NJ 07728
    908-780-0079 fax
    800-590-7111 orders only
    Suppliers of ornamental aluminum and iron castings and mild steel
    Catalog and current price list available.
  83.     Ellis Mfg. Co., Inc.
    107 W. Railroad St
    Verona, WI 53593-0219
    Manufacturers of heavy duty bandsaws, drill presses, and other tools.
    Also has supplies for machines they sell, like bandsaw blades.
    They are high in quality, fair in price, and will ship quickly.
  84.     Eutectic Corporation
    1515 Brook Drive
    PO Box 536
    Downers Grove, Il 60515
    Source of all equipment and accessories the Eutalloy process, which is
    the use of a specially designed oxyacetylene torch to asperate and propel
    powder alloys onto a base metal surface. It can be used to perform such
    diverse operations as overlaying, cladding, filling, restoring, building
    up missing sections and joining on virtually every type of base metal.
  85.     Everlast Tool & Machine
    5016 E. 24th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64127
    Manufacture a variety of gate hardware primarily hinges both steel
    and aluminum. Known as "The Boss Hinge".
  86.     Exhibit Builder, Inc
    PO Box 4144
    Woodland Hills, CA 91365-4144
    Publisher of EXHIBIT BUILDER Magazine. One issue each year is an
    industry directory. It also has some articles on Museum displays, traveling
    booths, etc.
    Call for current subscription cost.
  87.     EZ Products
    3204 Preston Highway
    Louisville, KY 40213
    Brazing supplies and a handy propane torch by Bernzomatic, the Sure
  88.     Farrier Supplies
    26729 Highway 99 W
    Monroe, OR 97456
    Blacksmith and farrier tools and supplies, including coal.
  89.     David H Fell & Co.
    6009 Bandini Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90040-2967
    Source of precious metal. The people are knowledgable and friendly.
    The service is efficient.
  90.     Fire Mountain Gems
    28195 Redwood Highway
    Cave Junction OR 97523 9304
    Catalog $3
  91.     Fish Iron Works
    229 Lake Road
    Ontario, NY 14519
    Makes swing fullers and side draft forge hoods. Ask for Bob Trout.
  92.     Florida Stairs and Rails
    711 Atlantic Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  93.     Forge & Anvil Metal Studio
    30 King Street
    St. Jacobs, Ontario CANADA
    N0B 2N0
    Blacksmith supplies
  94.     Foundry Guide
    c/o International Sculpture Center
    1050 17th st. NW, Suite 250
    Washington, DC 20036
    202-785-0810 fax
    Foundry Guide and Directory lists foundrys in all areas of the
    country. The Guide is not free and cheaper for members.
  95.     Frei and Borel
    P.O. Box 796
    126 Second Street
    Oakland, California 94604
    Providers of most anything one might use in the area of jewelry making
    and related areas. They specialize in highly efficient tools of the
    trade (mostly from Europe) for jewelry making. They are a user friendly
    company with sales staff who actually have some hands on knowledge of
    jewelry making.
  96.     G.V. Eads & Co., Inc.
    160 Macedonia Road
    Kent, CT 06757
    203-927-4527 fax
    Used tools for the blacksmith. Tongs, hardies, anvils, bar shears, spring
    dies, new die blocks, power hammers, etc.
  97.     Doreen Gantz
    573 Christman Road
    Hollywood, MD 20636
    Broom maker - will tie brooms onto your iron handle. Call for details
  98.     The Gas Connection
    9801 SE 82nd Ave
    Portland, OR 97266
    Supplier of gas regulators and gauges suitable for running an LP gas forge.
    Will do mail order by phone.
  99.     General Supply and Metals Inc.
    47 Nauset Street
    New Bedford, MA 02746-1515
    Steel in various cross-sections available, like half round and half oval.
    Other products of interest to metal workers. Call for details
  100.     Gesswin
    255 Hancock Avenue
    Bridgeport CT 06605
    800 243 4466
    203 366 5400
    203 366 3953
    Jewelry-making tools
  101.     Glenbrook Manufacturing, Inc.
    Route 30
    PO BOX 827
    Castleton,VT 05735
    A lighting fixture company specializing in Hand forged, Vermont made,
    Lighting and accessories. They have a 30 page catalog of lots of lamps,
    candleabras, chandiliers, candle holders etc.
  102.     Glendale Forge
    Monk Street
    Essex, England
    Telephone: Thaxted (0371) 830466
    All-steel anvils 11 to 196 pounds and all other types of blacksmith
  103.     Global Beads
    720 Villa Street
    Mountain View CA
    415 967 7756
    Beads and beading tools. Specializes in ethnic beads.
    A great store! Closed on Mondays
  104.     Goodwin-Cole
    8320 Belvedere Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95826
    Suppliers of tipi for Jack Andrews.

  105.     Grainger
    800-473-3473 ext 1053
    Complete catalogue of hand tools, motors and supplies.
  106.     Grieger's
    P.O. Box 93070
    Pasadena CA 91109
    800 423 4181
    Free catalog lapidary equipment and supplies; findings and
    precious metals.
  107.     Grizzly Imports, Inc.
    P.O. Box 2069
    Bellingham, WA 98227-2069
    800-523-4777 east of Mississippi
    800-541-5537 west of Mississippi
    Source of good quality, imported machine tools and some hand tools for both
    metal and wood workers
  108.     Grobet File Company
    Carlstadt, NJ 07072
    800-847-4188 x358
    201-939-5067 fax
    Maker, distributor and importer of precision tools for jewelers, labs,
    metalworkers and engravers
  109.     Kirk Habicht Co.
    8950 Yellow Brick Road
    Baltimore, MD 21237
    Manufactures custom-made springs.
  110.     Harbor Tool Supply, Inc.
    20 Southwest Park
    Westwood, MA 02090
    800-532-9909 MA
    800-443-4432 elsewhere
    800-324-8910 Fax MA
    800-225-8407 Fax elsewhere
    2 Karen Dr.
    Box 516
    Westbrook, ME 04098
    800-942-6623 Fax ME
    207-772-7911 Fax elsewhere
    4904 Creekside Drive
    Clearwater, FL 34620
    800-342-6458 Fax FL
    813-573-5132 Fax elsewhere
    Industrial and commercial tools and supplies. Nice catalog with supplements.
    Requires a business name. The service people are friendly and knowledgable.
  111.     Dean Hauser Jewelry Supply
    721 Olive Street Suite 1013
    St Louis MO 63101
    314 241 2019
  112.     Hauser & Miller
    10950 Lin-Valle Drive
    St Louis MO 63123
    800 462 7447
  113.     Haycock Forge
    639 Haycock Run Road
    Kintersville, PA 18930
    Blacksmith supplies
  114.     Heck Industries, Inc.
    1480 Old US Highway 23
    Hartland, MI 48353
    Manufactures metal fabricating equipment.
  115.     E.G. Heller's Son, Inc.
    18330 Oxnard Street
    Tarzana, CA 91356
    Manufactures iron workers and metal fabricating equipment.
  116.     Henry A. Evers Corporation
    72 Oxford Street
    Providence, RI 02905
    Custom hand stamps, ask for Rose
  117.     Hickman Williams & Co.
    Oakbrook IL
    800 654 2152
    Suppliers of metal powders.
  118.     Hobart Arc Welding Systems
    600 West Main Street
    Troy, OH 45373
    Manufactures welders and welding supplies.
  119.     Hoover and Strong
    Richmond, VA
    Suppliers of beaded wire and...
    They accept small orders now and have reasonable prices.
  120.     Hossfeld Mfg. Co.
    P.O.Box 557
    Winona, MN 55987
    Fax number: 507-454-1194
    Manufactures the Hossfeld Universal Bender. This will bend most sizes and
    shapes of metal. Good for single bends and/or production.
    Hundreds of dies available
  121.     HTF PRODUCTS
    Suppliers of various steel products including tinplate.
  122.     Hub Wire Cloth Company
    68 Vine Street
    Everett, MA 02149
    Manufactures fireplace screens.
  123.     Indian Jewelers Supply Company
    P.O. Box 1774
    Gallup NM 87305 1174
    800 545 6540
    Catalog $5-6. Said to have good prices and Very good for
    'Southwestern' style silver findings.
  124.     Ingot Metal Company Limited
    Producer of copper base ingots and some alloys used int art casting
    Inquiries are welcome.
  125.     The Iron Shop
    400 Reed Road
    Broomall, PA 19008
    Manufactures forges and hand tools.
  126.     Iron Age Antiques
    Bill Gichner
    Ocean View, DE
    Anvils, forges, and all types of blacksmithing tools and equipment. If
    you really need a tool or piece of equipment, Bill will either have it or get
    it for you.
  127.     Jamestown Distributors
    Jamestown RI
    One of the best distributors for all manner of marine building
    products- hardware, paints, epoxy and other goo.
    Fast mail order service.
  128.     Jansen Ornamental Supply Company
    10926 Schmidt Road
    El Monte, CA 91733
    Blacksmith supplies
  129.     Jantz Supply
    Supplier of knife-making materials
  130.     Johnson Gas Appliance Company
    520 East Avenue NW
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    Manufactures forges.

  131.     Kidron Town & Country Store
    Kidron, Ohio 44636
    330-857-3023 fax
    Mail order only source of broadfall pants and other period clothing. Catalog
  132.     Kindt-Collins Co.
    12651 Elmwood Ave.
    Cleveland, OH 44111
    Source of wax and other foundry related tools for patternmaking. Ask for
    the wax catalog and /or patternmaking.
  133.     Jere Kirkpatrick's Valley Forge and Welding
    30-C E. San Francisco Street
    Willits, CA 95490
    Manufactures treadle hammer kits and other blacksmith tools and
    Catalog available
  134.     Knight & Co, Ltd
    Ed Arata
    P.O. Box 158
    Sutter Creek, CA 95685
    Iron foundry in business since 1873. Does good work.
  135.     Koval Knives, Inc.
    460 Schrock Road #D
    Columbus, OH 43229
    Manufactures knife-making supplies.
  136.     H. Kramer & Co.
    1339-1345 W. 21st St.
    Chicago, IL 60608
    Brass, bronze and primary metals supplier.
  137.     Kirk Lane Lamp Parts
    Bristol, PA
    All sorts of lamp parts and supplies including solid brass balls.
    Catalog available.
  138.     Norman A. Larson
    5426 Hwy. 246
    Lompoc, CA 93436
    Large selection of blacksmithing and other metalworking books.
    Send SASE for free catalog.
  139.     Latrobe Steel Company
    Latrobe, PA 15650
    Make a variety of tool steels. Especially of interest to smiths is their
    type MGR (AISI A8) shock resisting die steel. The hardness vs.
    temperature tempering curve is dead flat at 57Rc from 600F through 900F,
    and is above 55Rc at 1000F. It is a very nice hot working steel.
  140.     Laurel Machine & Foundry Co.
    P.O.Box 1049
    810 Front Street
    Laurel, MS 39440
    Makes anvils, swage blocks, large & small cones, fire pots, and
    clinker breakers.
  141.     Lawler Machine & Foundry Co., Inc.
    P.O. Box 320069
    Birmingham, AL 35232
    Manufactures ornamental steel forgings with over 12,000 different
    Catalog available.
  142.     R.J. Leahy Company
    486 Eighth Street
    San Francsico, CA 94103
    Carries an extensive line of copper.
  143.     Leather Unlimited
    414-994-4099 fax
    In addition to leather, they carry a variety of items of interest to
    blacksmiths and knife makers, like rings for keyrings. Call for catalog
  144.     Lehigh Metals Corp.
    Lehigh St.
    Providence, RI 02903
    Supplier of pewter. Ask for Peter Gomes. Peter will roll the metal
    to any desired thickness or at least between 0.020" and 0.650".
  145.     Lewis Brass & Copper Co. Inc.
    69-61 78 Street
    Box 67
    Middle Village, NY 11379
    718-894-1442 or 800-221-5579
    All kinds of brass & copper tubing, sheets, round & square rods,
    bars, plates, channels, pipes, and other shapes.
  146.     Liberty Brass
    38-01 Queens Blvd.
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    Brass shapes and fittings.
  147.     Liberty Die Casting Company
    6784 E. Davison Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48212
    313-365-8887 or 404-588-1695 or 713-880-9341
    Ornamental iron - ball tops, caps, shoes, and spears.
  148.     The Lincoln Electric Company
    22801 St. Clair Avenue
    Cleveland, OH 44117-1119
    Manufactures welders.
  149.     Link Family of Handle Makers
    Salem, IN 47167-0350
    812-883-1672 fax
    Maker of handles for all kinds of tools including hammers. Will do custom
    handles to your pattern.
  150.     Linquist Steels, Inc.
    Stratford, CT 800-243-9637
    S. Plainfield, NJ 800-526-7589
    W.Columbia, SC 800-845-7052
    Knoxville, TN 800-543-6258
    Tool Steel Specialists. Very knowledgable and willing to give advice.
    The service is efficient and personal. They go out of their way to please..
  151.     Lunenburg Industrial Foundry & Engineering
    53 Falkland
    Lunenburg, NS, B0J 2C0
    (902) 634-8827
    (902) 634-8886 Fax E-mail
    Makers of several firepots for the forge. Ask for one with the square
    hole as it has a pattern for a clinker breaker.
  152.     MAC Metals
    936 Harrison Avenue
    Kearny, NJ 07032
    201-997-7457 FAX
    Brass and bronze shapes. Handrails, bars, rods, tees, channels, angles,
    Catalog available.
  153.     Machinery Technology, Inc.
    944 W. 53rd Street North
    Wichita, KS 67204
    2509 E. Floyd Ave.
    Englewood, CO 80110
    Makers of a metal working machine called MOM (Multi Operation Machine)
    for fabricators and others. Ask for Ron Riffel
  154.     Machinery Information Systems, Inc.
    Locator Subscription Fullfillment Dept.
    1110 Spring St.
    Silver Spring MD 20910-4028
    301-585-9460 fax
    Publisher of The Locator - a consolidation of used equipment available
    across the country. The equipment is sorted by type, described clearly
    with a few photos.
  155.     Maiden Metals
    John Dach and Cynthia Thomas
    PO BX 44
    Philo, CA 95466
    A family owned and operated bronze foundry. Services include: molds,
    waxes, castings (SHELL, investment and sand), welding, patination
    and bases (stone, wood and ?).
    The foundry is made available to artists to use the facilities for
    their work or I will do the entire process or any aspects of work
    the artist doesn't want to do.
    Please call for details.
  156.     Mankel Blacksmith Shop
    7836 Cannonsburg Road
    Cannonsburg, MI 49317
    Anvils, gas forges, tools, and other blacksmithing supplies.
    Catalog available.
  157.     The Matlin Group
    P.O.Box 143
    Wickatunk, NJ 07765-0143
    908-591-8471 fax
    Maker of quality custom clothing having metalworking themes applied.
  158.     J.F. McCaughin Co.
    Rosemead, CA
    They have all sorts of waxes, sprue rods of all sorts of sizes and shapes,
    sticky wax, many different foundry waxes (soft to hard and different
    colors) and lots of other foundry and jewelry supplies and materials.
  159.     McEnglevan Industrial Furnace Mfg.
    700 Griggs St.
    Danville, IL 61832
    800-367-6006, Ext. 12
    217-446-0943 fax
    Manufacturers of furnaces for school and industry. Featured are both
    gas and electric metal melting and heat treating furnaces, sand mullers,
    foundry tools, metal handling equipment and safety clothing. Catalog
    available. They are nice people to work with and are good for service
    on their older furnaces
  160.     McGill Distribution
    605 Holland Road
    Simpsonville, SC 29681
    Sells the Henrob Torch - a small, efficient, useful oxy-acetylene
  161.     McMaster-Carr Supply Company
    PO Box 4355
    Chicago, IL 60680-4355
    PO Box 440
    New Brunswick NJ 08903-0440
    908-329-3200 (Sales)
    908-329-6666 (Other Departments)
    908-329-3772 FAX
    Suppliers of industrial anything-you-need. Their catalog is huge,
    but they want a business name before they will send a catalog.
    They will sell to anyone.
  162.     McNichols Company
    P.O.Box 30300
    Tampa, FL 33630-3300
    Perforated metal, expanded metal, grating, wire cloth.
  163.     Meridian Steel Co., Inc.
    Jericho, NY 11753
    516-334-8250 ex 44
    516-334-8253 fax
    Copper alloy steel that water hardens to 50 Rockwell without becoming
  164.     Metal Supply Co.
    4001 "G" St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    Source of Navel Brass on the east coast.
  165.     Metal Machining & Fabrication
    P.O. Box 261216
    Highlands Ranch, CO 80163-1216
    303-683-0432 email website
    Listing of suppliers useful to metalworking like suppliers of metal, metal
    finishing, tools, machinery, coolants & lubricants. Also has employment ads,
    shop tips, announcements of shows and seminars, and metal industry news.
  166.     Metalmen Sales, Inc.
    P.O.Box 54
    New York, NY 10044
    718-204-1703 fax
    Deals in new and surplus metals. Many exotics, like nickel, niobium
    stainless steel, tantalum, and titanium, but much standard stuff, too.
    Ask for Jim Netti. They are nice folks to deal with, are knowledgeable
    about what's available, and they do custom requests
  167.     Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
    P.O.Box 1079
    Appleton, WI 54912
    Manufactures welding equipment.
  168.     Milwaukee Tool & Equipment Co.
    P.O.Box 2039
    Milwaukee, WI 53201
    Manufactures blacksmith tools. Has 10 sizes of anvils 30 to 500
  169.     Modern Casting's Buyer's Reference Issue
    American Foundryman's Society
    505 State Street
    Des Plaines, IL 60016-4237
    847 824 0181
    Great source of detailed information on suppliers for casting metals.
  170.     Montague Blacksmith Supply
    176 Jersey Avenue
    Port Jervis, NY 12771
    800-666-8248 (Montague)
    914-856-7385 fax
    Suppliers of a full-line of farriers equipment and an expanding line of
    blacksmith equipment and supplies. Family owned and operated with good
    advice freely given. The service is very good. Ask for Tom Maiorana.
  171.     John J. Moroney & Co.
    6817 South Harlem Ave
    Bedford Park, IL. 60501
    708-496-1763 fax
    They deal in every kind of refractory you can imagine.
  172.     Morton Machinery Co.
    2910 South Santa Fe Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90058-1400
    213-583-8693 fax website email
    Large inventory of used machinery
  173.     MSC Industrial Supply Company
    151 Sunnyside Blvd.
    Plainview, NY 11803-1592
    800-255-5067 fax
    516-349-0265 FAX
    Suppliers of everything from nuts & bolts to machinery. Their
    catalog runs to 3000 pages. They prefer a business name, but
    will sell to anyone.
  174.     Nationwide Architectural Metals
    908-832-9116 FAX
    Source of copper and brass. Contact Jay.
  175.     NC Tool Company
    6568 Hunt Road
    Pleasent Garden, NC 27313
    910-674-9991 fax
    Anvils and gas forges. Custom forges built by request.
    Catalog available.
  176.     Nina Designs
    P.O. Box 5766
    Santa Fe NM 87502
    800 366 NINA
    505 982 1214
    Fax 505 982 1321
    Internet Web Site address:
    Her catalog is accessible via the Internet. Handmade silver
    bali beads & components
  177.     W.F. Norman Corporation
    214 N Cedar
    PO Box 323
    Nevada, MO 64772
    417-667-2708 fax
    They sell balls in copper, aluminum, and stainless steel from 2" to 24"
    diameter. They also have a variety of architectural sheet metal
  178.     Oakite Products, Inc.
    Various chemical products, in particular, Oakite-31 which removes borax
    welding flux.
  179.     Off-Center Forge
    1318 S. 83rd Street
    Tacoma, WA 98408
    800-993-6744 voice & fax
    Maker of lifetime guarenteed tongs-( V-bit, box jaw, rivet & pick-up)
    and air-driven power hammer.
    For more information contact Bob Bergman (608) 527-2494.
    The power hammer is a powerful, compact unit designed to run on
    reasonable (10 cfm & 100 psi) air.
  180.     David Oliver
    Paddle Creek Forge
    P.O.Box 3452
    Bristol, TN 37625
    Supplier of used blacksmith tools including anvils & swage blocks
  181.     Oster Alloys
    50 Sims Ave.
    Providence, RI 02909
    Source of various metals including pewter of all shapes and sizes.
    Ask for Claude St. Yves.
  182.     Patina Finishes and Copper Coats Inc.
    8455 Commerce Ave, Unit B
    San Diego CA 92121
    619-989-9402 fax
    Liquid coatings: copper, brass gold and pewter which can be applied to
    any surface including steel. Suitable for exterior surfaces including
    roofs. Patinas: green, blue, rust, burgundy and black.
    Clear sealer and primers.
  183.     Patina Solutions
    P.O.Box 70228
    San Diego, CA 92167
    Solutions for application to copper, brass and bronze. They have a liquid
    copper solution for application to other metals to act as a base copper
    foundation for their patina solutions.
  184.     Peacock Lab
    Philadelphia, Pa
    Makers of Sycralac- a very good coating for non-ferrous metals
  185.     Perma-flex Mold Co.
    1919E. Livingston Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43209-2768
    Source of moldmaking materials.
  186.     Petrolite Corp., Specialty Polymers Group
    Tulsa, OK 74121
    918-834-9718 fax
    Source of Microcrystalline & Synthetic Waxes for various purposes
    including foundry usage.
  187.     PineHurst Trading Center
    34519 West Montgomery Road
    Pinehurst, TX 77362
    Deal in used blacksmith tools. They have a good selection of anvils,
    leg vises, tongs, and handled punches.
    The owner is knowledgable about blacksmithing.
  188.     Play Incorp.
    2890 Killgore Rd.
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-6133
    916-851-0801 website
    Makers of the Snappy, a hand-held scanner for pictures and graphics.
  189.     Polytek Development Corp.
    55 Hilton St.
    Easton, Pa. 18042
    610-559-8626 fax
    Catalog/moldmaking manual is $10.00. They'll ship one free if they know
    you will be doing a lot of business with them, so give a company name or
    make one up. Their materials are very good. Plenty of free tech advice.
  190.     Porter-Walker, Inc.
    15-16 Public Square
    Columbia, TN 38401
    615-380-1669 fax
    Supplier of industrial equipment and supplies. Many brands represented
    like Cooper, Lufkin, etc. The service is friendly, knowledgable, and
    efficient. Ask for Larry Henderson.
  191.     Punch Press
    Box 127
    100 Chicago Ave.
    Lost Springs, Kansas 66859
    913-983-4398 fax
    One of the best sources of metal working equipment is the
    "Punch Press"(The Metal Worker's Market Place).
  192.     Rathbone Precision Metals
    Palmer, MA 01069
    Manufacturer of various shapes of metals including half-round
  193.     Reactive Metals Studio, Inc.
    P.O.Box 890
    Clarkdale, AZ 86324
    800 876 3434
    520 634 3434
    520/634-6734 fax
    Niobium, mixed metals, titanium & other exotic metals.
    Free catalog available.
  194.     The Real Wrought Iron Co, LTD
    c/o Tom Ryan
    58 Wyman Street
    Arlington, MA 02174
    617-643-0158 voice & fax
    Supplier of genuine wrought, puddled iron. Imported from England.
  195.     Red Hill Corporation
    P.O.Box 4234
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    717-337-3936 fax
    Suppliers of abrasives and refinishing products for auto body,
    metal and wood working.
    Free catalog available.
  196.     Redco Supply Co.
    1 Winter Street
    Troy, NY 12180
    518-283-8665 fax
    Supplier of Sparex, a metal pickle solution
  197.     Rio Grande Tools
    4516 Anaheim Avenue NE
    Albuquerque NM 87113 1668
    505 821 7620
    505 821 5529
    Tools for jewelry excellent catalog.
  198.     JS Ritter
    118 Preble Street
    Portland ME 04101
    800 962 1468
    Catalog $4. $4 credit on first purchase.
  199.     River Gems & Findings
    6901 Washington Avenue NE
    Albuquerque NM 87109
    800 443 6766
    505 345 8511
    800 648 3499
    Raw materials, findings, mountings, chains, stones, and beads.
  200.     Robin Materials
    1951-T Colony Street
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    415-966-8590 fax email
    Metal supplier specializing in Titanium, Molybdenum, Kovar, Tantalum,
    tungsten and Invar. Also has monel, iconel, hastelloy, tool steels, and
    others. The staff is helpful and friendly.
  201.     Rolite Chemical & Manufacturing Corp.
    596 Progress Drive
    Hartland, Wisconsin 53029
    Makers of Rolite Metal Polish & Fibergalss Cleaner which does an excellent
    job on most metals, specifically aluminum.
  202.     Roper Whitney
    2833 Huffman Blvd.
    Rockford, IL 61103
    815-962-2227 fax
    Makers of hand and hydraulic punches and the punch and die sets that fit
  203.     San Antonio Belting and Pulley
    211 W. Cevallos
    San Antonio, TX 78204
    Sells a wide variety of flat belting. They will make them in any
    length while you wait, complete with lacing.
  204.     Schauer Enamels
    1022 N.E. 68th
    Seattle, WA 98115
    Suppliers of european imported leaded enameling stock.
    Catalog available but not free.
  205.     Scientific Equipment Exchange, Inc.
    11411 West Bernardo Court
    San Diego, CA 92127
    619-675-0027 fax email website
    Supplier of scientific, research and manufacturing communities with
    with low-cost, high quality, pre-owned laboratory equipment and
    instrumentation since 1984.

  206.     Sculpt Nouveau
    625 W. 10th Avenue
    Escondido, CA
    619-741-1074 fax email
    Dyes and finishing kits for metals.
  207.     Shapiro Supply Co.
    Suppliers of various materials like brass, aluminum, titanium, delrin, and
    nylon. Catalog available.
  208.     Shidoni Foundry & Gallery
    Tesuque, NM
    Host public tours and pours on Saturdays. Located near Santa Fe.
  209.     Shop Outfitters
    605 South Adams Street
    Laramie, WY 82070
    307-742-5999 fax
    Compact metal working tools
  210.     Siegling America Inc.
    Source of Nylon-core flat leather belts that hardly stretch at all.
    Trade name EXTREMULTUS Power Transmission Belting.
  211.     Simonds Industries Inc.
    Intervale Road
    P.O.Box 500
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    508-342-1809 fax
    65 Northland Road
    Waterloo, Ontario N2V 1Y8
    519-725-4445 fax
    Tyler Street
    Sheffield, England S9 1DH
    INT-44-114-2433879 fax
    Makers of quality files for all manner of metalworking. Ask for their
    free file catalog and "Facts on Files" brochure.
  212.     Small Parts, Inc.
    13980 N.W. 58th Court, PO Box 4650
    Miami Lakes, Fl. 33014-0650
    800-423-9009 fax
    They have tool steel in small quantities, as well as a number of
    other hard to get items, like tubing, and springs, & shaft collars,
    and universal joints.
    The prices are a little outrageous, but it's a great source.
  213.     Daniel Smith
    4150 First Ave. South
    Seattle, WA 98124-5568
    800-238-4065 fax
    Very large art supply company. Catalog available. They carry an
    extensive line of paper and supplies for drawing.
  214.     Sparky Abrasives Company
    Minneapolis, MN 55429
    800-553-7224 fax
    612-535-2708 fax
    Suppliers of abrasives, saw blades, wire brushes, and other cutting
    or grinding tools.
  215.     Spatz Paint
    Pratt & Lambert United
    P.O.Box 2153
    Wichita, KS 67201-2153
    316-997-0686 fax
    Suppliers of paints and other coatings primarily for metals.
  216.     Stoody Company
    5557 Nashville Road
    Bowling Green, KY 42101-7546
    800-832-4123, answer line
    800-243-4322 fax
    Producer of hardfacing welding alloys and wear-resistant alloys, welding
    rods, electrodes, wires, and powders.
  217.     Strippit, Inc., A unit of IDEX Corp.
    12975 Clarence Center Road
    Akron, NY 14001
    716-542-5957 fax
    Makers of four sizes of Di-Acro benders and accessories.
    Contact Robert Mathien, Product Manager.
  218.     Stuller
    P.O. Box 52583
    Lafayette LA 70505 2583
    800 877 7777
    318 837 4100
    Stones, settings, mouting, findings, metals
    You may need a business license.
  219.     Summit Tech., Inc.
    2715 Rt. 130 South
    Cranbury, NJ 08512
    Sole North American distributor of Swan blacksmith and farrier products
    including an extremely fuel efficient gas forge and fluxes designed for
    use in a gas forge
  220.     Sur-Fin Chemical Corporation
    1530 Spence Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90023
    800-282-3533 or 213-262-8108
    Manufacturer of metal finishing or patina chemicals for iron, steel,
    brass, copper, etc.
    Product list is free upon request.
  221.     Surepure Chemetals Inc.
    Florham Park, NJ 07932
    201-377-5654 fax
    High purity metals - rare, exotic and precious - in a variety of
  222.     The Surplus Record
    20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2500
    Chicago, IL 60606
    312-372-6537 fax website
    Source of new and used industrial equipment and machinery.
  223.     Surplus Center
    1015 West O Street
    P O Box 82209
    Lincoln NE 68501-2209
    Suppliers of hydraulic pumps, cylinders, valves, electric motors,
    and other miscellaneous surplus stuff.
    Catalog available.
  224.     C.T. Swan R.S.S. (Hons)
    Johnsons Yard
    Overbury, Nr. Tewkesbury
    Gloucestershire GL20 7PE
    Great Britain
    01386 725245 voice & fax
    Makers of an extremely fuel efficient gas forges for blacksmiths and
    farriers. Other items include gas forge-welding fluxes, anvils, and
  225.     Swest Inc.
    11090 Stemmons Frwy
    Dallas TX 75220
    800 527 5057
    214 247 7744
    214 247 5307
    Jewelry making tools.
  226.     Teledyne Allvac
    P.O.Box 5030
    Monroe, NC 22810
    Complete listing tool steels.
  227.     Tempil Division Big Three Industries, Inc.
    Hamilton Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ
    Supplier of temperature sensing crayons and other temperature indicating
  228.     Tennessee Fabricating Company
    2025 York Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38104
    Cast iron components and accessories.
  229.     Thatch-a cleat
    2525 Wisconsin Ave.
    Downers Grove, IL 60515t
    630-971-1180 fax
    800-872-5216 for literature/hotline
    Suppliers of flat belting and hardware for connecting the ends.
  230.     Tick Creek Forge
    Richard Sheppard
    P O Box 146
    Bruceton Mills WV 26525
    (304) 379-7450
    Builds compact, well-made treadle hammers of a unique design.
    The patent is pending.
  231.     Timbercove Trading Company
    121 H Street
    Petaluma, CA 94920
    Peddinghaus blacksmithing equipment.
    Product list free upon request.
  232.     Jas. Townsend & Son, Inc.
    133 North First Street
    P.O. Box 415
    Pierceton, In 46562
    219-594-5580 fax email
    Makers of clothing and various other items for re-enactors.
    Catalog available.
  233.     Triple-S Steel Supply
    P.O.Box 21119
    6000 Jensen Drive
    Houston, TX 77226
    713-697-5945 fax
    Ornamental supplier and steel service center.
  234.     Triple-S Chemical Products Inc.
    1413 Mirasol Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90023
    213-261-5567 fax
    Patinas, antique solutions, lacquers, lacquer strippers, etc. for steel,
    brass, copper, aluminum, etc.
  235.     United States Bronze Powders, Inc.
    Flemington, NJ 08822 USA
    908-782-3489 fax
    Suppliers of quality Bronze & Gold Bronze & Copper Powders.
  236.     Universal Saw
    1737 Sugar Tree Road
    Warrensville, NC 28693
    Maker of a universal saw blade for hacksaws.
  237.     Valley Farrier Supply
    21383 S. Yoeman Road
    Beaver Creek, OR 97004
    Anvils, forges, hand tools, coal, and other blacksmith supplies.
  238.     C.S. Van Gordon and Son, Inc.
    1815 Main Street
    Bloomer, WI 54724
    Family run. Van's Instant Gun Blue makes a nice black finish on iron.
  239.     Vulcan Lead Products
    Milwaukee, WI
    800 932 5323
    Suppliers of metal powders
  240.     R & B Wagner, Inc.
    P.O.Box 423
    Butler, WI 53007-0423
    414-461-2111 or 800-786-2111
    Ornamental hollow balls and hemispheres.
    Decorative balls from 1.5 inches up to 12 inches diameter.
  241.     Wagon Master
    8883 Highway DD
    O'Fallon, MO 63366-6506
    He really has an amazing inventory. Pre owned blacksmith and other tools.
    Location is Highway 40-61 7 miles east of Wentzville (just west of St.
  242.     Warren Fasteners and Steel
    201 Morgan Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11237
    Maker of UNPLATED (and plated) hardware - nuts, bolts, washers
    Minimum purchase $25, they are happy to sell to individuals.
  243.     Weirton Steel
    Wheeling, WV
    Suppliers of various steel products including tinplate
  244.     WFR/Aquaplast Corporation
    30 Lawlins Park
    Wyckoff, NJ 07481-1443
    Source of Protoplast, an alternate to pitch. Protoplast is a hand-formable
  245.     Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel
    Wheeling, WV
    Suppliers of various steel products including tinplate.
  246.     W. A. Whitney Company
    Esterline Technologies
    650 Race Street
    P.O.Box 1206
    Rockford, IL 61105
    815-964-3175 fax
    Source of punches - both hand & hydraulic, hydraulic presses, shears and
    CNC units.
  247.     Wholesale Tool
    P.O.Box 68
    Warren, MI 48089-0068
    810-754-8652 fax
    800-521-3661 fax
    National suppliers of all manner of tools, both hand and power, hardware and
    supplies at reasonable cost. They have seven locations. Their service is
    efficient and user friendly.
  248.     Williams & Company
    901 Pennsylvania Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    412-237-2211 or 800-245-4475
    Naval brass (464) rod which forges well. Call Bill Firestone for a
  249.     Wire & Iron Products
    950 Anderson at Fab Road
    Litchfield, MI 49252-0388
    517-542-2501 fax
  250.     Wrought Iron Handicrafts/Kosy Creations
    1620 38th Street N.W.
    Rochester, MN 55901-1334
    507-289-5800 fax
    Suppliers of metal forming tools including twisters, scrollers, shears,
    and punches. Family owned and operated for 21 years. They offer both
    good service and good advice.

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