Business practices

Aislinn Lewis Completes Internship at Bighorn Forge

Aislinn Lewis, from Virginia, and a student at the “American College of the Building Arts“ (ACBA) in Charleston, SC, recently completed six weeks of training here at Bighorn Forge. In 2009, Bighorn Forge began accepting student-interns from the ACBA to learn more about forging, as well as the business of forging. The students live...

Blacksmith/Client Relationship I

Photograph by George Lottermoser. The following information may be useful for the blacksmith, as well as for those who wish to commission a blacksmith for a future project. Based on recent dealings with a current client, I would like to take time out from discussing images of ironwork to discuss the relationship the blacksmith...