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Victoria Patti interviews blacksmiths around the world. They talk about being an artist blacksmith, their professional blacksmith careers, becoming a blacksmith, and some blacksmith history. Check out the podcast for useful tips to use in the shop, inspiration, humor and encouragement to forge ahead. Show notes and more resources are on the website www.blacksmitHER.com.

Victoria Patti interviews blacksmiths around the world. They talk about being an artist blacksmith, their professional blacksmith careers, becoming a blacksmith, and some blacksmith history. Check out the podcast for useful tips to use in the shop, inspiration, humor and encouragement to forge ahead. Show notes and more resources are on the website www.blacksmitHER.com.
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Victoria Patti interviews blacksmiths around the world. They talk about being an artist blacksmith, their professional blacksmith careers, becoming a blacksmith, and some blacksmith history. Check out the podcast for useful tips to use in the shop, inspiration, humor and encouragement to forge ahead. Show notes and more resources are on the website www.blacksmitHER.com.

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English


Episodes

Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin for Nov 2018

10/1/2018
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This is the monthly Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, I’ll be telling you about classes and events happening in November 2018. If you have an event or class you would like to submit, send an email to info@blacksmither.com and I will send you the details I need for the press release.

Duration:00:03:13

Ep 122 Anna Koplik "Weaponry Flatware"

9/17/2018
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This week I’ve got Anna Koplik, a young blacksmith who is currently completing an artist residency at the Touchstone Center for Crafts in Farmington, Pennsylvania. She talks about her BFA in Jewelry and how she became interested in weaponry during college, which ended up being her intro to blacksmithing. Before we get to the interview I wanted to mention today’s sponsor is again provided on behalf of the New England Blacksmiths, an ABANA affiliate serving Connecticut, Massachusetts,...

Duration:00:18:26

**Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin** For the month of Oct 2018

9/6/2018
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This is the monthly Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, I’ll be telling you about classes and events happening in October 2018. If you have an event or class you would like to submit, send an email to info@blacksmither.com and I will send you the details I need for the press release. OK, I’ll go in Alphabetic order here:

Duration:00:04:58

**Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin** For the month of September 2018

8/2/2018
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This is the monthly Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, I’ll be telling you about classes and events happening in September 2018. If you have an event or class you would like to submit, send an email to info@blacksmither.com and I will send you the details I need for the press release.

Duration:00:06:36

Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin Aug 2018

7/5/2018
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This is the monthly Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, though this month I’ll be telling you about classes and events happening in August 2018. If you have an event or class you would like to submit, send an email to info@blacksmither.com and I will send you the details I need for the press release. OK, I’ll go in Alphabetic order here:

Duration:00:06:02

Ep 121 – Bob Bergman “Eight ways to make a buck”

6/11/2018
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This week I’ve got Bob Bergman from Blanchardville Wisconsin. He bought an old blacksmith shop 50 years ago in Postville, Wisconsin. He talks about his beginnings and traveling through Europe working and learning at 15 different shops over 2 months. He tells us the history behind the Postville Blacksmith shop which started in 1856. What We Talked About postvilleblacksmith@gmail.com Guest Links Postville Blacksmith Shop:...

Duration:01:00:27

Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin for July 2018

6/4/2018
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This is the monthly Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, though this month I’ll be telling you about classes and events happening in July 2018. If you have an event or class you would like to submit, send an email to info@blacksmither.com and I will send you the details I need for the press release. OK, I’ll go in Alphabetic order here:

Duration:00:07:57

Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin for June 2018

4/30/2018
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This is the monthly Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, though this month I’ll be telling you about classes and events happening in June 2018.

Duration:00:05:09

**Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin** For the month of May 2018

4/2/2018
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This is the monthly Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, though this month I’ll be telling you about classes and events happening in May 2018. If you have an event or class you would like to submit, send an email to info@blacksmither.com and I will send you the details I need for the press release.

Duration:00:06:03

Ep 120 Live Interviews from Blacksmith Events

3/19/2018
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I talk to a couple of demonstrators while they were demonstrating at events this past weekend. First I talk with Payne Anne Chassen and Sylvia Andrassy, they are in Pampano Beach, Florida for the FABA SE Regional meet. The meet was held at the Guild, a non-profit folk art school started by Shaun Williams and Sylvia Andrassy. Payne was demonstrating a corner shelf with antique glass bulbs incorporated into the design. Then I talk to Dennis Dusek who was demonstrating garden tools at the...

Duration:00:19:20

Ep #119 - CBA 2018 Spring Conference Crew

3/12/2018
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This week I’ve got the CBA Spring Conference organizers, the crew that has dedicated countless volunteer hours of their time planning and scheduling the CBA 40th Anniversary Spring Conference coming up April 12 – 14 in Placerville, CA. The crew consists of Dennis Dusek, the conference chair, aka the big cheese, Dan Perkins, who is the CBA Education director, Victoria Ritter who is in charge of the volunteers and vendors, and Paul Boulay, the Vice President of the CBA. We talk about what it...

Duration:00:43:19

**Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin** For the month of April 2018

3/6/2018
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This is the Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, though this month I’ll be telling you about classes and events happening in April 2018. I’ve got a lot of schools and events lined up for the rest of the year coming at you every month. If you have an event or class you would like to submit, send an email to info@blacksmither.com and I will send you the details I need for the press release.

Duration:00:06:24

Ep 118 Tips and Tricks from Associations

2/26/2018
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Today I’m going to share a few tips and tricks I’ve found in various blacksmith association newsletters. I’m not sure how many of you are ABANA members and receive the Hammers Blow quarterly Journal, I do and The current editor is, Dan Nauman, wrote a small article titled Picture That about photography, mainly photographing your work. In my local blacksmith association newsletter, Forge Facts from the Rocky Mountain Smiths, I saw a great tip on riveting I want to share which came from...

Duration:00:13:25

Ep 117 Michael Whipps "New Metal Podcast"

2/19/2018
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Guest Intro paragraph This week I’ve got Michael Whipps from Melbourne Australia, btw he goes by Whipps. He’s a metal worker who makes custom spherical firepits with his wife in Australia and he started blacksmithing about 6 months ago. The reason I have him on today is to talk about his new podcast “Metal Sculpture Show”. I think I’ve mentioned this before to you guys, I started a podcast network called The Burn Network, basically, it’s a collection of metalworking podcasts. The reason I...

Duration:00:50:43

Ep 116 Haley Woodward and Colby Brinkman

2/12/2018
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This week I’ve got Haley Woodward and Colby Brinkman out of Austin Texas. To get a good idea of each of their forging skills have a look at each of their websites, www.Haleywoodward.com and www.metalmantis.com . We had a great conversation about the each of their blacksmithing backgrounds, the Austin Forging Competition they started, which by the way is coming up on April 21st and let me announce the competitors that will be there this year; Monica Coyne, John Rais and Steven Yusko, The...

Duration:01:03:10

Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin for March 2018

2/6/2018
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This is the Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, I’m talking about March 2018 for this bulletin. If you have an event or class you would like to submit, send an email to info@blacksmither.com and I will send you the details I need for the press release.

Duration:00:04:12

Ep 115 Ellen Durkan "Forged Fashion"

1/29/2018
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This is week I have a returning guest, Ellen Durkan, from Delaware. She’s an incredibly talented artist blacksmith that has a line of metal dresses called Forged Fashion. She is also an adjunct professor at the Delaware College of Art and Design. She will be a demonstrator at the upcoming CBA Spring Conference and that also happens to be the sponsor for today’s episode. This year is their 40th anniversary, so it’s a big event and Dennis Dusek and his conference crew have been diligently...

Duration:00:25:14

Ep #114 – An American Blacksmith in Cuba

1/22/2018
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For this episode I wanted to share an article from the latest Jan/Feb issue of the California Blacksmith Association magazine. It’s about a CBA member, Serene Silva of Santa Cruz, travelling to Cuba in search of blacksmiths. She was awarded a grant from CBA for the trip and this article is part of her commitment to CBA in exchange for the grant. I love learning about blacksmith scenes in countries around the world and Cuba especially since it’s such a mystery to most Americans because of the...

Duration:00:15:32

Ep #113 – David Lisch “The Pilot for Forged in Fire Story”

1/15/2018
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This week I’ve got David Lisch, he’s a blacksmith turned award-winning Master Smith knife maker, from Yelm, Washington. A respected innovator of unique guard designs and Damascus steel that can be seen in his beautiful knives. David has run a successful blacksmith business for 25 years in Seattle and now teaches at his school, Oak Grove Forging Facility in Yelm WA. He achieved a Master Smith rating from the American Bladesmith Society (ABS)in 2015 and is the 6th Master Smith in the state of...

Duration:00:41:46

Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin Jan 2018

1/2/2018
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This is the Blacksmith Buzz Bulletin. Where you get the low-down about upcoming classes and events that are happening in the following month, though this month I’ll be telling you about classes and events happening in January and Feb 2018. I’ve got a lot of schools and events lined up for the rest of the year coming at you every month. If you have an event or class you would like to submit, send an email to info@blacksmither.com and I will send you the details I need for the press...

Duration:00:10:01