The Black Iron Collective

The Black Iron Collective

The Black Iron Collective The Black Iron Collective–consisting of Red Cod Forge, Soggy Dog Forge, Crossed Heart Forge, and two other local smiths–have reorganized the blacksmith workshop and provided several Saturday demonstrations for visitors to the museum property...
Blacksmithing in the Snow

Blacksmithing in the Snow

Blacksmithing in the Snow Cold weather forging is not for the faint of heart or the impatient. The cold anvil, tools, and air make every operation slower and more challenging. The view is lovely though. [ photos courtesy: @redcodforge and @ hughcupples ] Share:...
Scenes from the Blacksmith Shop

Scenes from the Blacksmith Shop

Scenes from the Blacksmith Shop Scenes from Saturday demonstrations and evening events hosted by Dave Kasprick and the team. Hand forging tools, implements, and decorative items as well as traditional blades made in the Japanese style swordsmith forge with hand tools....
The Forge is Open

The Forge is Open

The Forge is Open Ready for the forging season with a new addition to the workshop thanks to Mighty Forge. Traditional Crafter in Residence Dave Kasprick and the team will demonstrate blacksmithing techniques on Saturdays as long as weather allows. [ photos courtesy:...