Processional Cross: New Images

Here are two professionally shot images of the Processional Cross that was made for St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Forestville, WI.  Images taken by George Lottermoser, of Lottermoser and Associates, Germantown, WI. This piece is mild steel, hand-forged, and has a Gilders Paste (TM) finish. The fleur-de-lis pieces are of French repousse’,  made from 18 […]

Processional Cross

Processional Cross.  17″ x 24″ x 96″.  Mild steel, Gilder’s Paste finish.  Main bars are 5/16″ square, and there are roughly 40 forge-welds in this project.  The French repousse” process was used to make the fleur-de-lis, rosettes, and button husks.  The 43″ tubular staff lifts off the base for processions.  made for St. peter’s Lutheran […]

Litergical Metalwork for St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Fayetteville, NC

I was commissioned by St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fayetteville, NC to create several candle chandeliers, altar candlesticks, paschal candlestick, sanctuary lamp, and an ambo bookrest, all with a Celtic design.  (Candlestick images by George Lottermoser.) Below is a Santuary Lamp (less the cylindrical glass shade) for St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Below is the Ambo […]

"Diversion" 2012 by Dan Nauman

  “Diversion” 2012, by Dan Nauman.  6″ x 48″ x 90″.  Formed and fabricated steel.  Natural patina. Note:  For sale.  Serious inquiries should contact Dan at bighornforge@frontier.com …Dan Nauman “The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament showeth his handiwork.”….Psalm 19

About Dan Nauman/Bighorn Forge

Dan Nauman began forging in 1979. He has traveled the US to learn what he can from others about forging. He has operated out of his studio in Kewaskum, Wisconsin since 1987. In 1990, Dan incorporated Bighorn Forge, Inc., and began forging full time in 1993. From 1995 to 2002 he operated an additional shop […]