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Will our railings be in a Disney movie? Yes!

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Disney have been filming in downtown Fernie since October. They’ve transformed the front of City Hall into a Christmas scene. The Miners’ Walk poles and banners have been taken down, our insects covered with snow and the miner’s face hidden by a tree. However, our circular railings remain. A giant Christmas tree…

Bronze casting in Scotland

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Five days of intense learning culminated in a remarkable 90 second pour of molten bronze into our prepared ceramic shells. David…

Elk Valley Herald article

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Reporter Nicole Liebermann came to Fernie Forge and interviewed Sandra about the forge and the Columbia…

ABANA 2012 Conference

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Rapid City, South Dakota on Thursday July 19 was the hottest place in America at 107˚F. Where else would blacksmiths…

Wheelwrights at Fort Steele

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

 

David demonstrates to wheelwrights at Fort Steele

The Western Canadian Wheelwrights’ Association invited David Barrett to demonstrate…

Fernie Brownies visit

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Fernie Brownies came to visit the forge on Thursday evening, 17th May. They had fun looking round and meeting with the…

Sisters in steel

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Photo of Sandra by Henry Georgi

A “virtual gallery” of women’s ironwork, exhibited in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, was…

Award winners!

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

We have joined Fernie Chamber of Commerce this year, and to support them with their three day winter Griz Days festival…

Blue is the colour…

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Once David had researched the market and we’d decided to buy a Big Blu power hammer, we flew to Asheville…

CanIron VIII Fergus ON

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

David and Sandra with Paul Allen

The theme of the 2011 Canadian National Blacksmiths’ Conference was forging friendships. It was a special event for us as one of the demonstrators was master blacksmith Paul Allen from England, who trained both of us in the UK.…

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