John Williams

John has been forging for 20 years, and instructing in forge-work for 15. Very early on, he developed a passion for old, hand-forged tools. Instruction in those days in tool-making was essentially non-existent, so of necessity, he’s primarily self trained. It turned out to be a blessing in disguise. After many hours of trial and error, numerous renditions of tooling, forging processes, as well as doing all of his own design work, he’s built a skill-set which enables him to develop and tackle the projects that excite him, and in his teaching, to help others to do the same.

Upcoming Courses

Tong Time

Materials Included The first half of this workshop will be spent with John learning about the process of forging flat jaw tongs. Covered in this…

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