These young men were making their own tools for their shops at home when we came by.
Our Blacksmiths, wood workers and leather workers are teaming up to make amazing, all hand made axes! Stop by the Blacksmith shop to see them during the Fair or anytime during the year at the Craft Village.
Our blacksmiths have added letter openers and utility knives this year for the Fair!
These unique puzzles hand-cast from solid brass can be found on display in the blacksmith shop. It would be hard to beat this for a one-of-a-kind Christmas present!
This year we had a class teaching basic machining practices in metal work. As a class project we decided to build a steam engine. Considering our knowledge of steam engines to be near zero, we purchased a kit that came with the rough castings and raw materials along with blueprints necessary for a ¼ horsepower …
A couple of young men help to take down the bellows from the old forge in our Homestead Blacksmith Shop this past weekend. After removing them, the bellows will be installed above a new forge inside the shop. Master Blacksmith, Caleb Nolen, tells us: “These bellows were custom made for our old forge and we …