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Hello all. I'm Chadwick Avery from San Antonio, TX. I'm a newbie to metalwork, but it has quickly become my passion as I've learned more about how to manipulate metal. I started off welding with oxyacetylene and quickly found myself needing a forge to apply a whole lot more heat. I enjoy picking through the local scrapyards and making artistic/handy items from what I find... which seems to be called "steampunk" these days. I have a shop on Etsy and eBay where you can peruse some of the items I've made. I also build/buy/sell/trade coal/coke forges and the like on Craigslist. Perhaps
Balcones Forge is a Central Texas Blacksmith Association. Our annual Bluebonnet Demo will be held at the Sycamore Creek Ranch just out of Marble Falls, Texas from Tuesday, March 25 through Sunday March 30. The featured instructor/demonstrator is Mark Aspery and he will be teaching "Joinery" and "Forge Welding" Tuesday through Friday with the demonstrations held on Saturday and Sunday. There will be a great barbeque dinner on Saturday followed by the Auction. This promises to be another great event. Of the 40 workshop openings, there are a few left for the Tuesday session. The cost is