Test complete! I had to tweak the dies a little to get what I wanted bit over all I am impressed! Can’t wait to make up excuses to use it now!! #blacksmith #fancy #handmade #madeinalabama #blacksmtihsfriend #praticemakesperfect  (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Test complete! I had to tweak the dies a little to get what I wanted bit over all I am impressed! Can’t wait to make up excuses to use it now!! #blacksmith #fancy #handmade #madeinalabama #blacksmtihsfriend #praticemakesperfect (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Finally test day for the new tool!!  #forged #madeinalabama #blacksmtihsfriend #praticeday #handmade #blacksmith  (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Finally test day for the new tool!! #forged #madeinalabama #blacksmtihsfriend #praticeday #handmade #blacksmith (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Newly restored antique lamp. I replaced the old ugly marble block with a piece of oak barn wood. #handmade #likegreatwine #lighting #lamp #wood #barnwood #madeinalabama #upcycle #reclaimed  (at Like Great Wine )

Newly restored antique lamp. I replaced the old ugly marble block with a piece of oak barn wood. #handmade #likegreatwine #lighting #lamp #wood #barnwood #madeinalabama #upcycle #reclaimed (at Like Great Wine )

One of four dies made today for the blacksmiths friend! Can’t wait to try them out! #blacksmith #blacksmtihsfriend #forged #handmade #toolporn #tools #madeinalabama  (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

One of four dies made today for the blacksmiths friend! Can’t wait to try them out! #blacksmith #blacksmtihsfriend #forged #handmade #toolporn #tools #madeinalabama (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

So apparently it’s national dog day so here are our two sweeties ginger and honey!

So apparently it’s national dog day so here are our two sweeties ginger and honey!

Pictures of the 40 Blacksmiths friends we built yesterday at our forge council meeting in Athens,Alabama. Travis Flemming was kind enough to let us use his amazing shop to churn these out.

shopdweller:

This is joinery sample I made a few years back. I thought this photo was long gone but I found it on a forum.

Badass

shopdweller:

This is joinery sample I made a few years back. I thought this photo was long gone but I found it on a forum.

Badass

So this happened today!!! So excited to get to build a blacksmiths helper/ smithin’ magician with the Athens forge meeting today. It was a great day at Travis Flemmings a shop here in Alabama! #blacksmith #forged #blacksmtihsfriend #toolporn #tools #handmade #madeinalabama

So this happened today!!! So excited to get to build a blacksmiths helper/ smithin’ magician with the Athens forge meeting today. It was a great day at Travis Flemmings a shop here in Alabama! #blacksmith #forged #blacksmtihsfriend #toolporn #tools #handmade #madeinalabama

Finished cleaned and “field tested” #bottleopeners #blacksmith #likegreatwine #forged #handmade #madeinalabama #beer #xx (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Finished cleaned and “field tested” #bottleopeners #blacksmith #likegreatwine #forged #handmade #madeinalabama #beer #xx (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Forging into the night. These days are getting shorter. Pretty cool seeing the sparks fly! #forged #blacksmith #handmade #bottleopeners #likegreatwine #getithothitithard (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Ginger sleeping so soundly about four feet away from the anvil I was beating on. Lol #shopdog #dogs #hardworker #forged #blacksmith.  (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Ginger sleeping so soundly about four feet away from the anvil I was beating on. Lol #shopdog #dogs #hardworker #forged #blacksmith. (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Got bottle openers?? Cranking out some new stuff!!  (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Got bottle openers?? Cranking out some new stuff!! (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Working on a new table slab!  (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

Working on a new table slab! (at Cedar Thicket Forge & Woodworks)

This ain’t nothing a little duct tape and bailing wire can’t fix!! Stay tuned to find out if this works!! #coffeetable #slab #repairwork #madeinAlabama #woodwork #heyya’llwatchthis  (at Like Great Wine )

This ain’t nothing a little duct tape and bailing wire can’t fix!! Stay tuned to find out if this works!! #coffeetable #slab #repairwork #madeinAlabama #woodwork #heyya’llwatchthis (at Like Great Wine )

Progress pictures of bottle openers these have gotten to be really fun to make! #handmade #blacksmith #beer #likegreatwine #madeinalabama  (at cedar thickett forge)

Progress pictures of bottle openers these have gotten to be really fun to make! #handmade #blacksmith #beer #likegreatwine #madeinalabama (at cedar thickett forge)