CLOVERDALE FORGE

Matt Jenkins - Custom Blacksmithing
Winnipeg MB

Stopped by a teaching blacksmith shop at the north house folk school, after we got out of the canoe. Getting ready to teach my class (sept 28 - oct 3) at the Campbell Folk School. #johnccampbellfolkschool #blacksmith #
The sculpture we built at old market square last September. Still have some parts to assemble.  #blacksmith #winnipeg
Three packs. Newest to wisest. Some fading but still hauling. Love my canoe packs. @duluthpack #canoe #vacation #axe
Out of the shop for a week. Driving to the canoe put in point. It been almost 10 years and the stickers on the cap are starting to peel. #athens
Sample hooks for a client’s mud room.  Which do you prefer? #blacksmith #ironsketch #forged #wroughtiron
Pig iron. A challenge brought to me from lovey’s BBQ at #wff2014 Not sure if it should be a steak turner or fork. #blacksmith #handforge
Handmade #handforge one more day at #wff2014 #blacksmith #dirtysmith #iron
Blanket pin made at #wff2014.  For those evening chills. #blacksmith #pin #winnipeg #blanket
@kulymarc demonstrating the exuberant use of a stoker poker at the #wff2014
Brought the sample rail to the booth. #blacksmith #wff2014 #railing
Ended up on a ladder in a cool space. I love how offset the rivet heads are on the top row. #acceptabletolerance #blacksmith   #rivet #industrial
Getting ready to start a fire at #wff2014 Booth slowly getting set up. #blacksmith #prairie #manitoba
Boxing up and getting ready for @winnipegfolkfestival Hand made village tomorrow. Look out for me, I’ll be the one with a forge and anvil. #wff2014 #blacksmith #winnipeg #handforge
Some file work on the trowel handles. #trowel #handforge #blacksmith #gardentool
Run of #garden #trowel . Which is the best shape for a digger? Long and narrow or broad and short.  #blacksmith #tools #handforge #manitoba