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Rich Waugh - Monday, April 22, 2013 - 8:40pmblacksmithing | forging | Tools
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Check out this news story on scissor-making in China. In the video clip, the smith puts the steel into an old brick forge and heats it - in an induction coil!
Iceforge - Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 3:18pmblacksmithing | copper foldforming | forging | Garden | iron work | metal arts | ornamental | sculpture | twist | yard
Freeform Power Hammer Forging with Jon Ledford – Saturday, April 20, 2013
Iceforge - Monday, March 25, 2013 - 10:44amArt | blacksmithing | copper | foldorming | hammered metal | iron | jewelry | metal | metals studio | power hammer | workshops
The Spring Schedule of workshops is now available.
Center for Metal Arts 2013 Spring Workshop Schedule
Register now for workshops that provide hands-on learning from experienced teachers in a congenial and supportive atmosphere. Explore the metal arts in applications from sculpting and forging to jewelry.
Rich Waugh - Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8:25pmblacksmithing | finishing | furniture
For quite a while my wife Sally has been asking me to make her a stand for this wooden box she has. After some years of procrastinating I finally got around to doing something about it. Of course, as I so often do, a simple project turned into something much more complex once I got started. The final result is absurd overkill for the intended purpose, but I do like the result.
Quinten Rhea - Monday, February 11, 2013 - 4:51pmBlacksmithing blacksmithing | Metat art
Joe B - Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 10:25amblacksmithing | guild | instruction
Recent article in the newspaper about our local blacksmith guild. Check it out.
Rich Waugh - Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 9:04pmblacksmithing | Conference | demonstrations
Hot ziggety damn, it's that time of year again! In just three weeks I'll be off to my favorite conference.
The Southern Ohio Forge and Anvil (SOFA) will be hosting their annual QuadStates Roundup from Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23 at the Miami County Fairgrounds in Troy, OH. This is one of the premier conferences for blacksmiths in the U.S. and it's a "must attend" event for me. I'm delighted that my health will allow me to attend and connect once again with all my friends and other smiths from around the country.
byJohan se - Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 12:40pmblacksmith | blacksmithing | johan | jonsson | metal | Nails | people | sheet
Rich Waugh - Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 5:24pmblacksmithing | files | Tools
You gotta check this out - almost a tutorial on how to forge your own file.
Rich Waugh - Friday, February 17, 2012 - 5:11pmacting | blacksmithing | competition | contest | TV
Hey there, ArtMetal people – I recently received an email from Joey Gemelli of Pilgrim Studios in California. Joey is the casting producer for a new Discovery Channel TV reality show to be called “Top Engineer” and wanted me to help him get some applicants for spots in the cast. Joey said he thought it would be really cool if a metal artist could make it onto the show, so he’s looking for artist blacksmiths to apply. This really is a legitimate deal, not a scam, so I’m passing it on. It sounds like it could be fun.
Pilgrim Studios is looking for, in Joey’s words, “America’s most creative and daring techies, machinists, inventors and engineers to design, build and BLAST their way to a Grand Prize on their new competition TV show TOP ENGINEER.”