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richardthibeau@dancingfrogforge.com

ustom blacksmith hammers and tools, hand made hammers and tools,

   
 

Dancing Frog Forge

Traverse City, Michigan

 
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Hammers & Tools

 

Last Update:

January 16, 2012

 

 

 

The Dancing Frog Forge is a blacksmith shop producing hand forged metalwork on a custom order basis. Hammers and tools are hand made at the forge to the customer's specifications.  Examples of completed work may be viewed here and on the designated pages.  

A bouquet of roses made from steel and copper

 

Furnishings

 

Trellises

 

Candle Holders

 

Contact Tel:

(231) 590-2052

 

 

 

 

Projects may be tailored to the needs of the individual buyer

Double gate designed as a spider web on both sides. The spider in the middle is the latching mechanism

Special projects may be produced from the buyer's design or drawings, or a design can be worked out with the buyer's input

A candle holder, hand forged. Three steel rods twisted and made into a spiral with hand forged leaves, candle cup and pan added.

Blacksmithing hammers may be special ordered, please email for details

Blacksmith flatters for sale, $100 each. These tools are machined, heat treated, and vary in weight from 3.25 to 3.75 lbs.

Flint and steel fire starter kits are complete with forged steel striker, flint, char cloth, and twine for tow.  Also includes 2" magnifying lens to start fires by sunlight.

 

A pair of blacksmith hammers made of damascus steel, hand forged. Several layers of steel are forge welded together and hammered out to become one solid piece which is cut and stacked and forge welded again to increase the numbers of layers of steel. These hammers have 81 layers of steel and a twist was put into the piece of steel to produce the pattern shown.

 
 
       

Various tools and useful implements:  hacksaw frame, flatter tool, hoof picks, marlinspikes

Blacksmithing tools and implements are custom made to suit the buyer's needs

Flint and steel fire starter kits are complete with forged steel striker, flint, char cloth, and twine for tow.  Also includes 2" magnifying lens to start fires by sunlight.

 

Trellis made with recycled circular saw blades
 

The Dancing Frog Forge is proud to be a supporter of the French Camp Academy , a Christian school and home in Mississippi for young people of all ages who need to be away from their home to live and learn.  Hammers and tools were donated to support the blacksmithing program at the school.

           

 

To forward any comments or suggestions for this site, please email: richardthibeau@dancingfrogforge.com

 
   
 

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