Selected forged gates and archways designed and created by Dan Nauman. The above gate won a silver medal from the “National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association” (NOMMA) in 2007. Below is a detail image. The above driveway gate at “Lynden Sculpture Garden” in Milwaukee, won a bronze medal from NOMMA
Selected forged railings designed and created by Dan Nauman. The above railing won a gold medal from the “National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association” (NOMMA) in 2013. The image below shows the verdigris patina that is evolviing after a few years. The above railing panels were exterior railings for a
Here are selected forged, and fabricated fireplace screens, and one forged fireplace crane, designed and created by Dan Nauman.
Selected forged lighting, designewd and created by Dan Nauman. However, the Pabst chandelier above, and the two wall sconces below, are reproductions of work originally made for the mansion, but removed by former owners over the years. The originals were made by Austiran born master blacksmith, Cyril Colnik (1871-1958).
These are firetools sets designed and created by Dan Nauman for private collections.
ABANA Now All Inclusive (short version) ABANA Now All Inclusive (long version) This is a discussion regarding whether ABANA should remain true to Article II of the by-laws, by demanding all aspects of ABANA deal solely with forging/blacksmiths. This would mean that ABANA would not promote other forms of metalworking
Now being presented by “Edgewood Orchard Galleries”, Door County, WI.
Bighorn Forge received two awards last week at the “National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association” (NOMMA) convention “Metalfab 2013”, which was held in Albuquerque, NM. During this annual international convention, a “Top Job” contest is held, where many categories of forged, as well as fabricated works are voted upon by
On March 22, 2013, we celebrated 20 years in business here at Bighorn Forge. A lot has happened in those 20 years. Forging as an amateur since 1979, it was in 1993 that Dan Nauman quit his sales job and went into forging full time. By 1994, he had 2 employees.
The form above, 1-1/2″ x 5″ x 5″, was made of 18 gauge mild steel. There are 64 of these to be made for the continuing two driveway gate restorations in Cleveland, Ohio. Below, you will see the machine stamped fragment (on the right), and this piece on the left, both painted