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Found 5 results

  1. Hi! I'm Janghas from London and I am looking for help in learning to smelt cassiterite concentrate (tin). I'm looking for any schools, courses or private teachers from were I can get a hands on feel of the process involved. I can travel in the UK and would like to have any feedback that could help. Thanks.
  2. Visitor from TFF!

    Hello everyone! I'm MeargleSchmeargle From TFF (The Fossil Forum, very similar to this one). Sent here by Stumping Iron if anyone knows him. Here to see what it's all about!
  3. Colorado Blacksmiths?

    Hello. My name is Abraham. I am looking for somebody to mentor me in becoming a blacksmith. I live in Colorado and I work fulltime but doing this kind of work I have found has sparked an interest in my heart. I am currently a glazier but I know that I can expand my knowledge in craft and skill. I want to learn how to make anything from knives to amazing works of art. It is an art that I want to learn. I watch a lot of YouTube videos and I see lots of things people are making online. I want to be a part of that. I am a dedicated worker and learner. But for the most part I do not have money or the space to learn this skill at our glass shop or at my apartment. HA. But I know there are many blacksmiths out there who are willing to teach the art to somebody who is willing to give their attention to and hear what they have to say. If anybody who lives in Colorado would like to teach me this skill I am more than willing to give it my best shot! Thank you very much and have a great day -Abraham
  4. Hi There, My name is Richard Medina. I am 19 years old, turning 20 in June, and I'm looking to start reaching for a certain dream of mines and take up Blacksmithing. After some unsuccessful searches through craigslist, google, newspapers, etc. trying to find somebody locally to Apprentice under I've decided to check out some blacksmithing forums to see who is around locally. Hopefully to help guide me through the processes, teach me what I need to know. Because, being fully honest, I don't even know where to start.
  5. First forge meeting results.

    I went to my first ever blacksmith group forge meeting. Met some great people, learned a lot and made the following items (pictures below): 2 nails 2 matching(sorta, they're about an 1/8" off in length :( ) brass brushed wall nail hook leaf tipped wall nail hook leaf tipped hanging hook (fits a pot rack we have in our kitchen) Both leaves brushed with brass wire brush. All hooks were rubbed warm with beeswax. I had so much fun and learned so much. If I hadn't been hooked before... making these hooks have guarranteed it. I left all but the end hanging leaf hook with them for them to sell at an event they'll be demonstrating at next weekend. http://www.iforgeiron.com/uploads/gallery/category_23/gallery_28530_23_135807.jpg http://www.iforgeiron.com/uploads/gallery/category_23/gallery_28530_23_3858.jpg