Tag: instruction

  • Metal Artists In Action

    Metal Artists In Action

    A two day collaborative invitational metalworking event hosted by Red Cod Forge in Nanoose Bay. We had the privilege of being on the demonstrator’s list for the first annual M.I.A (Metal artists In Action) event hosted by Dave Kasprick of Red Cod Forge. Also on the list were Jay Holbrook, a mixed media sculptor of…

  • You Need A Japanese Swordsmith’s Hammer

    You Need A Japanese Swordsmith’s Hammer

    Three reasons why *you* need a Japanese swordsmith’s hammer for forging knives. Size – the small face is better suited for working on a narrow target, keeping the hammer from hitting the anvil as the bevel gets thinner Weight – though the face is small, the long body carries the weight of a much larger…

  • PechaKucha Nishinomiya #16

    Davej will be a guest presenter at PechaKucha Nishinomiya #16 on April 19, 2013.

  • School Group Demo

    A demonstration for a group of homeschool students and families at the Craig Heritage Park and Museum.

  • Forged Blade Workshop

    A collaborative instructional blade forging session with a Vancouver Island Blacksmith from Foggy Mountain Forge

  • PQB News Article

    We were featured in a well written community profile in the Parksville Qualicum Beach News today

  • Morningstar Photos

    Photos from our first day of weekend demos at Morningstar Farm, Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, and the Mooberry Winery.

  • French Creek / Coombs

    Fresh photos from the demo at the “Coombs celebrates the French Creek School 100th Anniversary” event.

  • Craig Heritage Demo

    Starting off the season with beautiful weather and lots of interested visitors made today’s outdoor demonstration an enjoyable event.

  • Portable Forge Stand

    Reclaimed farm equipment, bed frames, and some vintage blacksmith technology in a (slightly more) portable format for the summer demo season.

  • Twenty Years Ago

    Twenty Years Ago

    Twenty years ago today marks my first day of working with Mr. Schrock and beginning to learn the techniques of blacksmithing.

  • Dr. ‘Smith in the House

    The good doctor dropped by for an impromptu hammer-in to welcome the new year and created an objet d’art for his wife.