I would love to learn how to work in metal! Except that I don't like all of those sparks flying around. So I will leave this one to the masters.
Jon Allen is creating wonders with metal in Lake Park, Florida. I really enjoy the color and form of this piece, but he has such a wide range of forms, I really hope you use this link to visit his store:
Brandon and Rochelle Hunt are working with metal in Cocolalla, Idaho. Isn't this a charming moose?You can see more of their pieces and read more about them and their process by either using this link to their Etsy store: ColdCreekIronworks
Or by using this link to their website: coldcreekironworks.com
Etta and Odie are metal smith's in Asheville, North Carolina. They made this solid copper plant stand. And you can visit their store by using this link: EttaAndOdie
Billy and Jenny Kucharski are hand forging metal in East Stroudsburg, New Jersey. Read all about them and see more of their pieces by using this link to their store: JBcreationsNJLLC
Allison is creating items using copper in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. To see more of her beautiful pieces, use this link to her store: arizonacopper
JR Hunnings is an artist of metals in Cape Carteret, North Carolina. How about a metal sculpture Marlin for the fisherman in your family!? To see what else he has created, use this link to his store: ThatWelderGuy
William H. McElvain Sr, was the founder of this enterprise in Eddington, Maine. I try to make sure these are family or individually run, so I am hoping his family is still a part of this. Because I absolutely love the fact that someone is hand making weather vanes and that they have made one of pigs flying!! You can visit their Etsy store to see more by using this link: WeathervaneFactory
Or go directly to their website by using this link: weathervanefactory.com
Paul Gordon is fashioning quality handmade knives for you in Castro Valley, California. At least one good knife is a must. Whether it is in the kitchen, at the campsite, or in your pocket. He has them all. You can see more by using this link to his Etsy store: DKCKnives
Or by using this link to his website: dkcknives.com
Paul Janusz operates his blacksmithing shop in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania. He has hand forged all kinds of cool items for your home. You can visit his on-line shop by using this link: GravityLineForge
Johannah Willsey and Kyle Lucia are creating items for you in Richmond, Virginia. Although their skills cover more than one material, I have put them here on the Metal page. Sometimes it is hard to choose, and this time I was looking for handmade boxes using metals. I hope you visit their Etsy store by using this link: PhoenixHandcraft
Or by going to their website here: phoenixhandcraft.com/portfolio
Patrick Cahill hones his metalsmithing skills in Boston, Massachusetts. I chose him because of his beautiful metal boxes, but he also creates fine jewelry. To see more, use this link to his Esty store: PatCahillMetalworks
Or go to his website here: patcahillmetalworks.com
Darlene Cini-Erickson fabricates her designs of metal in Menifee Lakes, California. The sea turtles on this way cool mailbox really grabbed my attention, but use this link to go see what you like the best: Georgiegirlstudios
Greg Schmieler is one proud and talented grandpa in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. I went looking to see what I could find in the way of hand crafted mail boxes and am very glad I found his store. You can read more about him and see more of his work by using this link: GrandpasStainless
Or by going to his website here: grandpas-stainless-workshop.com
Jeff Leonard works metal in Redmond, Oregon. In his Central Oregon blacksmith shop, Deschutes Iron Forge, he creates ironwork from gates to railings, iron décor and BBQ Turners. Support hand crafted work from artisans and use this link to visit his store: DeschutesIronForge
Richard Arfsten uses his imagination to create in Burlington, Wisconsin. He has created quite an unusual garden of metal flowers for you. Aren't these cool! See more by using this link to his Etsy store: BloomAgainMetalArt
Or by going to his website here: richardarfsten.artspan.com
Nichole and Ryan hone their metal working skills in Lake Stevens, Washington. Any home would shine with house numbers like these. Yes, I love this chicken!
Use this link to see more: GlamorousFindings
If you use the promotional code ARTISAN10, you will receive 10% off of your order!
Brendon Mcdaniel practices his metal work trade in Bend, Oregon. Isn't this a cool scene of wild horses running? He also has a variety of dog breeds and other fine pieces to show you here:
Danny of Inwood, West Virginia, has been welding and fabricating for almost 20 years. VinTin is a blacksmith shop based out of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. And he has created a wide range of items for you to choose from, like this awesome sign, on Etsy: VinTin
Or his own website: vintinwelding.com
Wade Williams designs and constructs cool items with metal in Cedar City, Utah. I love the name of his business, got a few truckers in my family! You can visit him on Etsy.com or his own website.
If you use the promo code ARTISANS on check-out via the Etsy store, he will take 10% off of your purchase!
Trent Stocking fashions his quality handmade accessories of metal in Portland, Oregon. Isn't this belt buckly cool!! He has more for you to see here: RhythmicMetal
Doreen works out of East Northport, New York. I wonder how she is able to put these incredible scenes onto her belt buckles? Go see if she describes her process:
Cindy Cantelon in Half Moon Bay, Canada has been creating nature inspired jewelry and small metal scupltures for at least 16 years or more now.
Eric Hayes works out of Mapleton, Oregon. Visit EricsCustomKnives and pick out one for yourself or that great cook/chef in your life.
Taf Schaefer in Exeter, New Hampshire has created some really cool belt buckles and other beautiful pieces handmade with metals. Look and see which belt buckle you like the most!
Chris, in Falls Church, Virginia can custom create one of his pieces just for you using metals. Wouldn't you be proud to have your family name hand crafted in metal like this one? He has other designs for you to see as well!
Christopher Trautmann fashions his iron pieces in Billings, Montana. He has his own website as well as an Etsy store. Having one of these on hand is always a good idea, as well as a good hammer.
Poff works in metals out in Westerville, Ohio. I have a fondness for art which illustrates motion and this piece is wonderful. Please see his others here: