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A monthly podcast with 2 blacksmiths, Jesse and Rick, talking shop and hanging out with guests, all the great things about a pub with a blacksmith frame of mind. A pub is the social center of a community, a place to meet friends, share a drink, swap stories and have a laugh. It’s a place to relax and recharge, so come on in, grab a drink and join the conversation in the Blacksmith’s Pub.

A monthly podcast with 2 blacksmiths, Jesse and Rick, talking shop and hanging out with guests, all the great things about a pub with a blacksmith frame of mind. A pub is the social center of a community, a place to meet friends, share a drink, swap stories and have a laugh. It’s a place to relax and recharge, so come on in, grab a drink and join the conversation in the Blacksmith’s Pub.
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A monthly podcast with 2 blacksmiths, Jesse and Rick, talking shop and hanging out with guests, all the great things about a pub with a blacksmith frame of mind. A pub is the social center of a community, a place to meet friends, share a drink, swap stories and have a laugh. It’s a place to relax and recharge, so come on in, grab a drink and join the conversation in the Blacksmith’s Pub.

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English


Episodes

EP66 - Quickie Episode

10/11/2019
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Summary: The guys chit-chat about the latest bottle opener class at CMA, the Modern Forge gang at the upcoming Maker Camp, and what they’ve been up to lately. As usual there were some tangents. Duration: 31 minutes

Duration:00:31:48

EP65 - Vampire Bunnies & Criminal Sheep

9/27/2019
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EP65 - Vampire Bunnies & Criminal Sheep Guest: Willow Zietman @WillowTheWispMetalwork on Instagram Summary: We had a lively chat with Willow about her work, teaching, her demo for the New England Blacksmiths, and her farm. We had some connection issues and issues with wind, etc., but we didn’t want to sacrifice the flow and continuity of the conversation by chopping up the episode too much. So, please bear with the slight imperfections in sound quality and enjoy our conversation...

Duration:00:52:44

EP64 - Maine Blacksmith: Nick Downing

9/13/2019
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Guest: Nick Downing @DowningArts on Instagram Summary: We hung out with Nick and talked about his work, his teaching, and lots of other stuff. Duration: 59 minutes

Duration:00:59:41

EP63 - England, Feder, and Greece

8/30/2019
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Guest: Geoff Feder @FederKnives on Instagram Summary: Geoff Feder stops by to hang out, tell us what’s up in his world, and we talk about Jesse’s trip to England and Rick’s trip to Greece (Which we’re not even sure he went because he doesn’t remember very many details about it. Let’s face it. He can be a bit of a veg...) Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes

Duration:01:11:29

EP62 - Sometimes the magic works: 40 Years a Smith with Steven Bronstein

8/16/2019
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EP62 - Sometimes the magic works: 40 Years a Smith with Steven Bronstein Guest: Steven Bronstein @blackthorneforge on Instagram Summary: We check in with Steven Bronstein and see what he’s up to and what’s going on in his world. Names Dropped: John Switzer @blackbearforge on Instagram Mark Aspery Willow Zietman @willowthewispmetalwork #150mmchallenge on Instagram Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Duration:01:15:07

EP61 - The Iron Road with Brent Bailey

8/2/2019
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Guest: Brent Bailey @brentbaileyforge on Instagram Summary: Brent Bailey stops by to talk about his new show coming to Vimeo, The Iron Road. As usual, we take care of business and enjoy some twists and turns along the way. Names Dropped: Geoff Feder - @federknives on Instagram ForgingMagazine.com Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes

Duration:01:08:28

EP60 - Chris Cash - The man in black…smithing

7/19/2019
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EP60 - Chris Cash - The man in black…smithing Guest: Chris Cash @mt_phillip_metal_works on Instagram Summary: We get to chat with Chris Cash about his metalworking journey and all the tools he buys/sells/trades. Names Dropped: Andrew Alexander: @blacksmithtools on Instagram Brent Bailey @brentbaileyforge on Instagram Aaron Cergol @cergolforge on Instagram Jimmy Diresta @jimmydiresta on Instagram Cliff Dufton @cjdufton on Instagram John Erianne @sunsetforgenj on Instagram Matt...

Duration:00:53:12

Ep59 - We didn't feel tardy...

7/5/2019
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Summary: Sorry we’re late on this one. It's my (Rick) fault, but what are you going to do? Life is busy sometimes. We talk about a bunch of stuff. Enjoi! Duration: 41 minutes

Duration:00:41:33

EP58 - Fred Crist - Always Learning

6/21/2019
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Guest: Fred Crist - facristmetalsmith.com Summary: We talk with Fred Crist about his journey in sculpture, blacksmithing, and photography and his time in the shop of Samuel Yellin. Duration: 56 minutes

Duration:00:56:33

EP57 - Hammer Hoyl

6/7/2019
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Guest: Emmit Hoyl (@hammerhoyl on Instagram) Summary: Emmit Hoyl is a single jack rock driller from Colorado. We had a great conversation with him about his training at Hereford College of the Arts in the UK, his tool making, his rock drilling competitions, and life in general. Links: https://youtu.be/J-hRTsNRuGU https://youtu.be/mWGAj_6kLpM Sponsors: The letter “H” Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Duration:01:20:34

Ep 56 - Ellen Durkan, Iron Maiden

5/24/2019
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Guest: Ellen Durkan (@ironmaidenforge on Instagram) Summary: We talk with Ellen about beer, her shop, her process, and her awesome fashion designs. Sponsors: Evenheat-Kiln.com and AdirondackFolkSchool.org Duration: 48 minutes

Duration:00:47:46

Ep 55 - Cliff Dufton, Spoons, and Science Stuff

5/10/2019
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Guest: Cliff Dufton (@cjdufton on Instagram) Summary: We talk about The Blacksmith’s Pub Spoon Challenge and get the low down on Cliff Dufton and his marvelous machines. Links: Steven Bronstein (@blackthorneforge on Instagram} Chris Cash (@mt_phillip_metal_works on Instagram) Sponsor: Evenheat-Kiln.com Duration: 1 hour 21 minutes

Duration:01:22:13

Ep 54 - Everything is possible with blacksmithing!

4/26/2019
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Guest: Leigh Morrell (@leighmorrell on Instagram) Summary: We share some time with Leigh Morrell, President of ABANA. Notes: To volunteer at the ABANA 2020 Conference, contact Dana Flanders at: president@habairon.com Links: @MorrellMetalsmiths on Instagram Sponsor: Evenheat-Kiln.com Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes

Duration:01:09:20

Ep 53 - SPOON!

4/12/2019
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Summary: We talk about The Blacksmith’s Pub Podcast Spoon Challenge inspired by the 150mm Challenge at Hereford Arts College in the UK. Correction: Ernst Schwarzkopf’s book is _Plain and Ornamental Forging_ Sponsor: Evenheat-Kiln.com Duration: 42 minutes

Duration:00:42:21

Ep 52 - Colleen du Pon: Dinosaur Hunter

3/29/2019
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Guest: Colleen du Pon (@cduponartist on Instagram) Summary: We visit with Colleen from Dorset, UK. We talk about how she got her start in smithing, her work and shop, and lots more. We also find out how she terrorizes local charitable organizations when they come to her shop. :) Sponsor: Evenheat-Kiln.com Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes

Duration:01:02:41

Ep 51 - Finishes Part Deux

3/15/2019
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Guest: John Erianne aka Uncle Sunset (@sunsetforgenj on Instagram) Summary: We bring John Erianne in for some more talk about finishes and find out he doesn’t like smells among other things. We talk about the Thistle Rock Forge (@thistlerockforge on Instagram) yearly clinic in honor of @hammeredforge on March 22, 23, 24. We talk about Rachel David’s (@__redmetal__ on instagram) show: Meta-Formation: Experiments and Rituals March 14 - July 19 at the Appalachian Center For Craft...

Duration:01:13:26

Ep 50 Michael J Budd - To Thine Own Self Be True!

3/1/2019
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Guest: Michael J Budd Summary: We had a very enjoyable and special visit with Michael Budd. Many topics were covered. Many things were said. Much fun was had by all. Get ready to hear about Johnny the Lip and Other Stories! Sponsor: Evenheat-Kiln.com Duration: 2 hours

Duration:02:00:32

Ep 49 - If you want to take the island, burn your boats!

2/15/2019
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Summary: We’re re-visiting finishes for ironwork. We also call Dave Kurdyla and see what he uses for finishes. As usual, Rick runs off all over the place and Jesse has to rein him in. Sponsor: Evenheat-Kiln.com Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes

Duration:01:06:07

Ep 48 - It looks like a serial killer wrote it…

2/1/2019
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Summary: We start off discussing our sponsor, then move to Rick’s phase converter and power hammer set up, and then onto wherever the conversation wanted to go. Rick accidentally drops a spoiler near the end of the episode. And we give @dkforgeworks some grief as usual. Sponsor: Evenheat-Kiln.com Duration: 44 minutes

Duration:00:47:22

Ep 47 Jesse’s Got an Axe to Grind or Onward to Glory!

1/18/2019
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Guest: None Summary: We’re back from our winter break! And we have a special surprise. So, keep listening past the end of the show! Sponsor: Evenheat-Kiln.com Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes

Duration:01:24:58