Glutton for Punishment

Well, it would be seem that I’m never satisfied. Not in only am I still learning knife making, and leather working, but I’ve just signed up for an intro to blacksmithing class. Actually, it’s being given to me as a birthday present by my beautiful and tolerant wife. My friend Chuck (Pigeon Roost Forge), and I will be going to the Center for Metal Arts in March for a one day class with blacksmith Jesse Savage. It is focused on making bottle openers as a way to teach the fundamentals of moving metal. I believe Chuck’s interest is in learning general smithing techniques, where mine is learning what I can and applying it to forging blades. I’ll update you all as I know more.

4 thoughts on “Glutton for Punishment

  1. Sounds like another step on your journey Tyler! Good luck and enjoy.


    1. Thank you very much. Learning bladesmithing will let me do things that are much more difficult to do with my current techniques.


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