Archive for May, 2013

That wascally wabbit

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Despite having grown up watching Looney Tunes – I was surprisingly able to resist the urge to drop an anvil on this little guy when he visited my shop…


… Sorry Wile E.

Another new apprentice

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Not to be outdone by her older brother, my two and a half year old has also taken up ‘baby blacksmithing’


It still amazes me at just how good kids hand-eye coordination can be.  She’s swinging a cross pein hammer (well, a wooden one) at her ‘metal’, and hitting it in almost the same place every time!  I’ve seen adults have trouble with that concept.

May Day

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

I’m afraid I will have to take a break from this site for a while.  Perhaps a long while, I’m not sure.  For any regular readers, try visiting again at the end of the summer.