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Blacksmithing and bladesmithing has become popular worldwide! For one hour every Friday, join Branden Rapp of Frontier Forge, as he tells you his future projects and plans, as well as interviews guest blacksmiths and bladesmiths, both amateur and professional, and connects this ever-expanding community! If you love forging, are thinking about getting into it yourself, or enjoy the hit shows Forged in Fire on History, or Master of Arms on Discovery, then this is the podcast for you!

Blacksmithing and bladesmithing has become popular worldwide! For one hour every Friday, join Branden Rapp of Frontier Forge, as he tells you his future projects and plans, as well as interviews guest blacksmiths and bladesmiths, both amateur and professional, and connects this ever-expanding community! If you love forging, are thinking about getting into it yourself, or enjoy the hit shows Forged in Fire on History, or Master of Arms on Discovery, then this is the podcast for you!
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United States

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Blacksmithing and bladesmithing has become popular worldwide! For one hour every Friday, join Branden Rapp of Frontier Forge, as he tells you his future projects and plans, as well as interviews guest blacksmiths and bladesmiths, both amateur and professional, and connects this ever-expanding community! If you love forging, are thinking about getting into it yourself, or enjoy the hit shows Forged in Fire on History, or Master of Arms on Discovery, then this is the podcast for you!

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English

Contact:

620-680-0438


Episodes

#05 David McConnell - North Woods Forge

4/14/2019
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Today's guest is David McConnell of North Woods Forge from Kalkaska, Michigan. David was a finalist on the Talwar episode of History's hit show, Forged In Fire (Season 4, Episode 7) He's a great bladesmith. He makes a lot of knives. His biggest hits are his bird and trout knives. He is also a traditional blacksmith and makes plenty of ornamental and decorative pieces, especially twists. Be sure and look this guy up! Find David at the following links: https://northwoodsforge.com David's...

Duration:00:57:43

#04 James Davis - County Line Forge

4/5/2019
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In this episode, I interview James "Ting Ting" Davis of County Line Forge from Maiden, North Carolina. A fellow YouTuber, and full-time blacksmith, Ting Ting specializes in toolmaking, particularly hammers. His hand forged hammers are first class. He does live streams on his channel every Thursday at 7:00PM EST so be sure you check it out and hit that subscribe button! County Line Forge on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOS7zeE1pRBhOqAlGaFEnug

Duration:01:09:31

#03 Randy Mills - Newt's Leather and Metal Smithy

3/30/2019
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In this episode, I interview veteran and leathersmith, Randy Mills of Des Moines, Iowa. He is a fellow YouTube creator and a very talented leather and metal smith so be sure to tune in! Randy's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjD2moAuVjhncTCgjF34nVw

Duration:00:55:22

#02 Trenton Tye - Purgatory Ironworks

3/22/2019
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In this episode, I interview Trenton Tye of Purgatory Ironworks in southwest Georgia. He's an awesome blacksmith. He's competed on History's hit show, Forged in Fire, been a judge on the Discovery Channel hit, Master of Arms, does live demonstrations, active in the blacksmith community, and has a YouTube channel with over 60k subscribers. Also, he tells a little bit about his upcoming Black Iron project so be sure to tune in! Check out his website at https://trentontye.com and Purgatory...

Duration:00:56:39

#01 Yamez - Island Metal Forge

3/15/2019
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On this episode of The Frontier Forge Experience I discuss a few future forging plans of mine. I also give a brief review of my new Shop Fox 2x72 belt grinder. It's a good piece of equipment and I'm looking forward to using the hell out of it! But the meat and potatoes of the podcast is my interview with my good friend and fellow blacksmith, James Yamez Zace of Island Metal Forge in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Incredible guy, huge personality. He's been doing great things for the...

Duration:01:18:52