Links

Sources of Equipment and Materials

Ribbon burner forges:

· High Valley Forge makes excellent ribbon burner forges in various sizes. Contact: Ron Wailes 341 Pioneer Trail Road Cle Elum, Wa 89822 Phone (509)-656-3144 Cell (206)-909-0590

How-to links:

In the following series of videos, Eric Dube makes a suit of armor free-hand from sheet metal, showing the high art of "raising". His technique is almost magical.

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #1 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #2 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #3 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #4 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #5 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #6 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #8 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #9 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #10 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #11 (youtube video), [link]

· Fabrication d'armure médiévale Making of medieval armor #13 (youtube video), [link]

Periodicals:

· The Anvil's Ring (quarterly), [link]

· Hot Iron News (quarterly), Northwest Blacksmith Association www.blacksmith.org

· Blacksmith's Journal (monthly), Hoffman Publications Inc. www.blacksmithsjournal.com

· Hammer's Blow (quarterly), www.abana.org



My teachers:

· Blacksmithing, Tim Middaugh, Old West Forge, www.oldwestforge.com

· Blacksmithing, Gordon Williams (Gordon Williams Classes)

· Bladesmithing, Grant Marcoux, The Pilgrim Soul Forge, www.grantsforge.com

· Folding Knives, Gene Chapman, Oak and Iron, www.oakandiron.com

· Power Hammer, Steve Howell, Ballard Forge Forge, www.ballardforge.com

· Botanical Forms, Bob Oakes, Cold Hanworth Forge, www.teachblacksmithing.com

Organizations:

· Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America (ABANA) www.abana.org

· Northwest Blacksmith Association www.blacksmith.org