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My Favorite Hammer

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My Favorite Hammer

Some of you may have seen pictures of my beautiful chasing hammer over the years.  I call it Princess and have used it nearly every day for 6 years and it developed a crack in the handle.  I was horrified. If you have seen our website or social media over the years you may have seen my beautiful hammer handle.  It is Osage Orange - sometimes called Bodark.  It is extremely hard - so hard that when a fence post is set, it is usually set green because the staples won't go in. My new handle is as beautiful as the old...

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Forging on the River

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Forging on the River

We have frequent requests for donation of our work and usually we will make a donation of money instead for several reason, but we are honored to use our metal work to support the Metal Museum in their mission to "The mission of the Metal Museum is to preserve, promote, and advance the art and craft of fine metalwork."  From their beautiful campus on the cliff over the Mississippi River they tell the story of metalwork and metal workers with exhibitions, classes and special events throughout the year.  We want to help them tell this story. We are happy to donate one of our...

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It's Candy Corn Season

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It's Candy Corn Season

Do you like Candy Corn or not?

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I Will Miss the Tomatoes

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I Will Miss the Tomatoes

I will miss the tomatoes.

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Copper Candy Bowl

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Copper Candy Bowl

I love making big pedestal bowls.  They usually sell right away, but at least we can enjoy the pictures.

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