Beattyville, KY USA
Steel has the ability to hold up the tallest buildings or recreate the most delicate flower. For a large part of my life I machined it to perform tasks in an industrial setting. Even then I could see the beauty of steel in its grain when the cutting feed and speeds were perfect. Leaving that career led me back to working with steel in a different manner.
While hand forging can never replicate the extreme precision of machining it does impart more of the makerâ€™s character, style, and even hammer shape and style.
The only limitation is the makerâ€™s skill and creativity. The desire to challenge both is what drives me to continue to push my boundaries in both aspects.
1st time at AOFTA
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