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Some sculptures from the Forge

A small forged wyvern with shiny wings made from wire.Listen for its cry as the Wyvern begs for your smile. These feisty little creatures are cousins to the mighty dragons but are much easier to care for. The finish is natural, I simply wire brushed the body and applied some oil. Stands 5 to 6 inches tall. The wings were made from silver and copper coloured floral wire. Continue reading Some sculptures from the Forge

Researching ways to improve scientist’s access to data. Programming software to solve humanity’s problems. Disseminating emergency preparedness knowledge. Sharing knowledge about science. Practicing amateur radio. Serving humanity through volunteer efforts. Drives a robot to work.
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Forging a few candlesticks.

A hanging candlestick. The square metal is twisted, had a undulating loop at the top to hang from and forms a swoop to hold the candle underneath.I wanted a small candlestick that hung, from an overhead hook and would support a simple tealight. Took a bit of fussy to get balance between the swoop and the weight of the tealight so everything stays upright. Continue reading Forging a few candlesticks.

Researching ways to improve scientist’s access to data. Programming software to solve humanity’s problems. Disseminating emergency preparedness knowledge. Sharing knowledge about science. Practicing amateur radio. Serving humanity through volunteer efforts. Drives a robot to work.
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Camping gear from the forge.

Some odd camping gear from the forge.

 

A L shaped tool, on end has a handle the other a small disk.

This is a odd little tool. It’s called a pipe lighter, you stick the little knot/disk end into a fire so it get’s warm and then transfer that heat into the bowl of your pipe. It’s typically called a colonial american iten, but I’ve never found real proof of that. I’ve not used it for lighting a pipe, but I have light tiki torches, lanterns and candles with it. Continue reading Camping gear from the forge.

Researching ways to improve scientist’s access to data. Programming software to solve humanity’s problems. Disseminating emergency preparedness knowledge. Sharing knowledge about science. Practicing amateur radio. Serving humanity through volunteer efforts. Drives a robot to work.
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