ElementFe is my trade name for the Guemes Island blacksmith shop; designing, forging, and building handcrafted forged steel and iron furniture, gates, railings, candlesticks, spoons, kitchenware and all manner of repair and fabrication.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Well, is it surprising that the metalsmith's house is the last one on the block to get a nice fire tool set? Sad but universal phenomenon. I'm engaged in a serious flirtation with conic sections and developments of same, such as superellipse (widely used in Scandinavian design).

Here's a parabola, roped and tamed for use in our living room. 

About 2' wide, 3' tall