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, June 22, 2012

Heat treating some 440c stainless steel blades, and one spring for a slipjoint folding knife.
From bottom up: Two foil packets ready to go into the kiln, in the kiln for timed soaking @ 1975 F, cooling with heat colors showing, the completed set! Some of these are finished, photos OTW...

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Here are some new photos of ironwork at a Guemes Island home- a small part of a remarkable garden!