On December 19, 2020, I was a vendor/exhibitor at The Steel Yard’s “Holiday Art Market”, and it was really a great event held in very challenging times. All the pandemic precautions were in place: social distancing, mask wearing, hand sanitizer, and staggered entry of patrons to prevent crowding.
My time in my current shop space is coming quickly to a close. This means that I’ll soon lose access to a power hammer. So, I’m doing tapers and tops for tentacle bottle openers until I run out of either time or round stock, whichever comes first. After that, things will move a bit slower […]
In mid-September 2018, I went from blacksmithing practitioner to blacksmithing teacher (albeit in a very modest fashion). I taught my first absolute beginner blacksmithing course, “Forge Your Own Bottle Opener”, at The Steel Yard in Providence, RI. For those who don’t know, The Steel Yard is a brilliant maker space and industrial arts education center […]