Aaron Beck is the sole proprietor of Handwrought Tools in Deer Isle, Maine. His training was through a series of apprenticeships in Montana, Wisconsin and Mississippi. His work is informed by his appreciation for the traditional trades, and his background in history and fine carpentry. With a focus on utility, his work includes specialty tools, custom hardware, and architectural metalwork. He prefers the forge and the machine shop to the arc welder and angle grinder, and is constantly seeking efficiency and refinement.