- Forging hot iron
- Thoughts on the art of forging hot iron.
- About my ironwork, with photographs.
- Some translations from the German Kunstschmied's magazine.
Tools, thingumies and sundry widgets.
My new blacksmith shop
Acadia Gas Engines
- Manual, parts list and pics of all the parts scanned from
the Acadia booklet.
Some Other Metalwork Sites
Maritime Blacksmiths Association
- Blacksmiths in Canada's Maritime provinces
Cape Breton Blacksmiths Association
- Blacksmiths on Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
The ArtMetal Project
Upper Midwest Blacksmith's Association (UMBA)
Saugus Iron Works National
Historic Site in Saugus, Mass.
There's an interesting book, Ironworks
on the Saugus that documents the history, excavation and
reconstruction of this high-tech heavy industry in the colonial
This is the site of the first integrated ironworks in North America,
1646-68. It includes the reconstructed blast furnace, forge, rolling
mill, and a restored seventeenth century house.
Gas forge design by the Wizard Gas Forge Hackers:
Artist Blacksmiths' Association of North America (ABANA)
- Look here for news of events, electronic newsletters and email lists
of interest to art smiths. ABANA is the major North American art
smithing organization and has a world-wide membership.
The Guild of Metalsmiths
-- Minnesota chapter of ABANA
Architectural and Sculptural
- Dimitri Gerakaris' home page.
Historical metallurgy links
and some other links to other
Archaeo-metallurgical WWW sites
This list of metalwork sites doesn't pretend to be complete or selective.
It's just meant to to offer enough variety to serve as a useful gateway
to what's out there. New sites get added whenever I get around to it.
This is also the home of
electronic publication of satire, critical rants and putative wit.
Some other things
Chebucto Community Network
- Free community network in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Updated Wed 11 Dec 2013 -- Mike Spencer