Tag Archives: Metalsmith

Metalsmith’s Little Known Tools Compendium

This summer I introduced you to a number of tools that aren’t normally associated with metalsmithing, but are nevertheless one’s that I need to complete my pieces. In case you missed them, here is a recap of those posts. A … Continue reading

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A Metalsmith’s Drafting Tools

Yes, I know that I’ve said in the past that I don’t sketch out every idea that I have. But I do have some that need to be sketched, at least in part. Especially when I’m working on larger formed … Continue reading

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Sheet Metal

If you look at my in process posts, you see that all of my pieces start out as wire or flat sheet. I buy my bronze, brass, copper, nickel, and silver this way. Prior to the industrial age this wasn’t … Continue reading

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