Periodicals, featured articles

  • “Anvil’s Ring”; ABANA, numerous
  • “Hammer’s Blow”; ABANA
  • “Midwest Living” Magazine
  • “Fine Home Building” Magazine
  • “Country Living” Magazine
  • “Milwaukee Home” Magazine
  • “Milwaukee Magazine”
  • “Milwaukee Journal Sentinel”
  • “Cedarburg News Graphic”
  • “Washington County Daily News”


  • Plain and Ornamental Forging; Ernst Scwartzkopf, 2000, Astragal Press (cover)
  • The Contemporary Blacksmith; Dona Meilach, 2000, Schiffer Publishing
  • Architectural Ironwork; Dona Meilach, 2001, Schiffer Publishing
  • Fireplace Accessories; Dona Meilach, 2002, Schiffer Publishing
  • Ironwork Today; Dona Meilach, 2006, Schiffer Publishing
  • Ironwork of Dan Nauman, Dan Nauman, 2007, Blurb Publishing
  • Cyril Colnik-Man of IronAlan Strekow, 2011, University of Wisconsin Press


  • “Forged Elegance; The Lifework of Master Blacksmith Cyril Colnik” Project originator and director. Aired in 1998-99 on Wisconsin and Milwaukee Public television.  Available for purchase, $29.95. Copyright 1998, Bighorn Forge, Inc.
    Grant – 1997  “Wisconsin Humanities Council”; grant for the making of “Forged Elegance; The  Lifework of Master Blacksmith Cyril Colnik” video production