Synopses & Reviews
Metalforging has undergone a dramatic transformation in the last 25 years from a largely rural and unself-conscious tradition to an innovative and exciting international movement. In this book the author looks at all the innovative and cutting edge work that is currently being done in this field.
Blacksmithing traditions turned into craft - an accessible guide to this fascinating subject.
About the Author
David Hawkins comes from a long line of blacksmiths - his family have been blacksmithing for over 250 years. The author is the head of the Rochester School of Design. Previously he lectured in 3D design at the National College of Design, Dublin and the University of Plymouth where he completed a PhD on the history of British blacksmithing. Over the years he hs worked extensively with his father and brother in the family blacksmithing businesss both in design and making.