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 Blacksmithing Links -

General Smithing Sites
anvilfire.com A great web site for the blacksmith
FluffyMetal A web site dedicated to women working in metal. This site has some really talented artists and some really neat graphics.
Metal Web News
Blacksmith's Sites
Hot Shops Art Center Hot Shops includes four anchor studios, which produce ceramic tile, bronze sculpture, forged steel, and glass artwork, adding to your decorative, architectual details, and aesthetic needs, plus over forty art studios, and three art galleries.

Broom maker Henry Tschetter, Rockford, MI
Associations
ABANA Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America
Central Virginia Blacksmiths Guild
Indiana Blacksmithing Association
Michigan Artists Blacksmith Association
British Artist Blacksmiths Association

Schools

Tillers International Tillers International strives toward sustainable agriculture and international development by studying, preserving and teaching historical and adapted small farm skills such as animal-powered farming, blacksmithing and woodworking.
John C. Campbell Folk School
Touchstone Center for Crafts School for Blacksmithing, Watercolor and much more located Southeast of Pittsburgh at Farmington Pennsylvania.
Publications
Blacksmiths Journal Blacksmithing magazine in loose leaf format. Great projects and illustrations.
Blacksmiths Gazette is a Blacksmithing Publication. It is designed to provide guidance in blacksmithing techniques and to keep you informed as much as possible with what is happening in the blacksmithing craft.
Anvil Magazine Voice of the Farrier and Blacksmith
Tools & Hardware
Broomshop Custom Brooms on Your Forged Handles
Kayne and Son Blacksmith's tools and hardware
Grizzley Tools Woodworking and Metalworking Machinery and Tools
Metalcraft USA Metalcraft gives you everything you need to produce the highest quality of metalwork and decorative wrought ironwork.
Centaur Forge Blacksmith and Horseshoers Supply offers online shopping for your blacksmithing, farrier and hoofcare needs.
Nimba Anvils
Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet maintains the nation's largest in-stock inventory, supplying rivets and special fasteners since 1948!

Blacksmith Events

Indiana Blacksmithing Association
Annual Conference
June 1 - 3, 2012
Tipton, Indiana
Southern Ohio Forge and Anvil
Quad State Roundup
September21 - 23, 2012
Miami County Fair Grounds
Troy, Ohio

Artist's Links - Catalogs and Stores

 

Cheap Joes Art Stuff
Utrecht Stores
Art Publications
The Artists Magazine
Art Instruction Sites
Nita Leland
Art Fairs
Art Fair Calendar
East Lansing Art Fair
Swartz Creek Art Fair
Artist Groups
Everyday matters
International Sketchcrawl
Urban Sketchers
Artist's Sites
Artists Peter Fels and Phoebe Palmer show metal sculpture, functional art, figurative painting, laser prints and notecards.
Gretchen Foster my partner in a June 2006 show at Okemos Public Library
Thomas Nelson Fine Art Official Website of Artist Thomas Nelson
Ananda Soup, web site of artists and writers Susan and Michael McPeak
Galleries
Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea Kentucky


Memberships

Michigan Artists Blacksmith Association
Indiana Blacksmithing Association
Artists Blacksmith Association of North Aamerica
Arts Council of Greater Lansing
1208 Turner Street
Lansing, MI 48906