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Forum topic by Kv0nT posted 04-15-2014 07:11 PM 816 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Kv0nT

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04-15-2014 07:11 PM

Topic tags/keywords: hardware blacksmith furniture iron bronze panicking

I need to have custom hardware made for a piece that I am making and I want it to be good. Does anyone know a good artists or shop that I can contact that would be willing/able to take on the job?

Thanks in advance for all the help!


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#1 posted 04-15-2014 07:13 PM

It would help if you identified where or had your location entered in your profile.

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#2 posted 04-15-2014 07:16 PM

There are blacksmithing associations and of course forums
blacksmiths post on. Blacksmiths can be found in the
various re-enactor communities too.

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#3 posted 04-15-2014 09:55 PM

Contact Nathan’s Forge

-- Jerry

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 04-16-2014 12:51 AM

Google ABANA and you should be able to find an artistic blacksmith in your area.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 04-16-2014 01:37 AM

Is it iron, aluminum or copper (or bronze or brass)? Do you want it patinated? What kind of finish? Kind of a factual vacuum, here.

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#6 posted 04-16-2014 07:00 PM

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#7 posted 04-16-2014 07:47 PM

This is the piece I am reproducing. The hardware is iron. Location of the blacksmith/forge doesn’t matter to me. I have detailed plans I can send anywhere.

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#8 posted 04-17-2014 12:24 AM

Check with LJ Dave. He is an accomplished blacksmith

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