ETCHING
ETCHING

Step-by-step process of texturing steel using non-toxic, non-electric means to etch the surface. 

Strategy of Approach
Strategy of Approach

This article describes how to approach the unfamiliar or new project– published in The Guild of Metalsmiths quarterly magazine. 

TOOL MAKING
TOOL MAKING

How-to fabricate a die-holding system for the Treadle Hammer building class that was hosted by Guild of Metalsmiths.

FORGING DYNAMICS
FORGING DYNAMICS

Principles of mass displacement : a reference chart for blacksmiths comparing the MASS vs. SHAPE of square and round bars