This trade is no dodo - Alec Steele and the Blacksmith's Toolbox

The steel scale has piled up around the anvils and hammers and drifts are scattered down the central aisle. Our forearms ache from swinging sledgehammers and the pong of a hard day’s work hangs in the air. It’s the end of the 3rd day of Alec’s Steele’s masterclass – the Blacksmith’s Toolbox, and we’re tired but cheerful.

The madness of making at the Sydney Knife Show

Reading Smith Journal this morning I come across an article about Bruce Williams Zaccagnino. Standing on water in a ravine, leaning on a cliffside, his hand perched on a train track — Bruce looks as though he has been superimposed onto a faux-natural world. Bruce is a professional hobbyist.