Tag: scrolls

  • Rail Spike Coat Hook

    A repurposed railway spike makes a sturdy coat hook with plenty of room for hoodies, housecoats, and a parka. A friend issued a challenge when he found a discarded railway spike in an unusual location: create a useful object, preferably something other than the ubiquitous rail spike knife. The head on this hefty spike makes…

  • Scrolled Sign Bracket

    Simple yet elegant, this traditional sign bracket has just enough class to be seen out on the town but holds its own with the locals. One of my favorite styles of sign bracket, this traditional pattern mounts perpendicular to a flat surface and has an adjustable rear hook for various sizes of sign. Most of…

  • Corner Handrail

    A functional and artistic design challenge creates the perfect accent to the entrance of this Oceanside home.

  • The Old School House

    The Old School House (affectionately known as TOSH) is a community supported arts centre and gallery in Qualicum Beach.

  • Classic Letter Openers

    Shaped almost entirely by forging, these steel blades are finished with traditional twisting, bending, and scrolling handle forms. Approx. 8-10″ long, hand waxed finish. Material: Rolled steel stock A similar piece would start at $360 These pieces are in private collections in Alberta and on Vancouver Island Thanks, Ken!

  • Smashin’ Glass!

    Smashin’ Glass is an artist-run studio, gallery, and shop that thrives on supporting local artisans and their creative work.

  • Small Heart Trivets

    Smaller variations of heart trivets showcasing various hand formed scroll ends look great alone or in groups of four. These trivets are made using various scroll techniques that would traditionally be used in gate or screen designs. In place of legs, these smaller trivets are bent on edge to provide clearance and even support on…

  • Large Objets d’Heart

    Inspired by a visit from the good doctor, a whole batch of funky, whimsical, and elegant iron hearts are just in time for sharing. These hearts are fashioned from the scraps that are cut off the end of larger steel stock. Each one is slightly different in size or design and they range from keychain…

  • Small Objets d’Heart

    A fun way to accent, decorate, start a conversation, or start a relationship…these unique iron hearts are made for sharing.

  • Forged Copper Pendant

    Hand-hammered and coiled, hand-tanned deerskin with upcycled electrical wire from a house built in the 1940’s, natural patina finish. This was the first piece I forged from the short length of reno copper that came out of a house by the beach in Qualicum. I was experimenting with hand polished rust pigment finishes when the…