Easily my most popular wall hook, the Craftsman Hook naturally fits in with any style of interior design. Each hook starts as a piece of solid square steel before being heated in the forge and drawn out with repeated blows from a hammer.
Rifles and Shotguns are valuable and have a respectable beauty, and some are indeed worth glorifying. As a firearms enthusiast, I wanted to make a set of Gun Hooks that have a clean design but noticeable details of the hand forged process. The ends are slightly mushroomed out using a technique called upsetting. These are perfect for both a modern home, or a rustic hunting lodge tucked away in the mountains. Available with Brown, London Tan, Black or Gray leather. Sold by the PAIR, these will hold virtually any long gun (please see Specs, especially for a double barrel side-by-side).
The opening is a maximum of 2 1/2" (6.5cm). Hooks are 5" Tall (13cm), 4" Deep (10cm)
Delicate is not an adjective often used to describe something made by the hands of a blacksmith. With my Twist Hook, I succeeded in making a piece of functional wall decor that has a decorative, elegant style yet the same strength as a much heavier design. Also, an inexpensive and well packaged idea for your gift or wedding registry.
It takes a great deal of heat to first twist a solid steel railroad spike 360 degrees and then hammer it flat on two sides. That is exactly what was done to each of these brand new railroad spikes before bending them into shape and making them a Railroad Spike Hook. That flattened twist detail gives the beefy chunk of steel a subtle elegance; a great piece for an industrial style.
When I was designing my wall mounted Guitar Hanger, my biggest decision was what to use to protect the guitar. By using only the highest quality, hand selected and custom fitted US-Made leather, my unique Guitar Hanger went to the next level. It is affordable and unparalleled in appearance. Also, I keep the design very clean by hiding the mounting hardware. Simply drill a small pilot hole into wood (or a wall stud) and screw the hanger into the wall.
Choose between Guitar size (2 1/8" opening), or Ukulele (1 1/2" opening)
Select your Mounting option: 1/4" Wood Screw, or 1/4" Bolt with Drywall Anchor
Available with Brown, London Tan, Black or Gray leather.
In comparison to my original Craftsman Hook, the Slim Craftsman Hook was designed to provide an option of the same overall size and style with half of the bulk, giving it a more modern, rustic feel. The original is forged from 1/2" (12.5mm) square stock, while the alternative Slim Craftsman Hook is made from 3/8" (9.5mm) square stock. That slight difference results in a wall hook that is more modest, but upon close inspection, one can still feel the individual hammer blows that create this unique and attractive shape.
In an attempt to make a wall hook even more functional while keeping the simplistic and clean, rustic style that inspires me, I designed the Dual Craftsman Hook. It is, of course, inspired by my Craftsman Hook.
The way that the ends of my Craftsman Hook Set are heated up and folded over on itself just seems to say Industrial, and Made By Hand. The two hooks are also riveted on to complete the appearance. A perfect and easy to install hook set to tidy up that cluttered entryway space. Need one longer? with more hooks? Send me an email.
Available with Craftsman Hooks, or Dual Craftsman Hooks.
Dimensions: 19" Long (48cm), 4.5" Tall (12cm), 2 1/2" Deep (6.5cm) Two blackened lag screws (shown) are included for installation.
For those of us who prefer the cooking properties of cast iron, it can be difficult to find a suitable pot rack. The design of my Craftsman Pot Rack provides all of the strength necessary to store all of your pots and pans, yet maintains a low profile that is simple to install and aesthetically pleasing. The solid steel hooks are each hand forged into a taper that is ideal for that classic teardrop handle.
*Five sliding hooks included (additional hooks can be added below).
**The rod is a separate piece that can be easily customized to suit your needs.
Dimensions: 33" Long (84cm), 7 1/2" Tall (19cm), 4" Deep (10cm)
For those of us who prefer the cooking properties of cast iron, it can be difficult to find a suitable pot rack. The design of my Dual Craftsman Pot Rack provides all of the strength necessary to store all of your pots and pans, yet maintains a low profile that is simple to install and aesthetically pleasing. This offers twice the storage capacity of my standard Craftsman Pot Rack. The solid steel hooks are each hand forged into a taper that is ideal for that classic teardrop handle.
*The rods are separate pieces that can be easily customized to suit your needs.
**Ten sliding hooks included (additional hooks can be added below).
Dimensions: 33" Long (84cm), 13 1/2" Tall (34cm), 4" Deep (10cm)
As a first-generation blacksmith, I have had the opportunity to mature in a unique way, learn my own techniques and discover what truely inspires me. As a chess player, I began my career as a blacksmith with a strong desire to forge a chess set. This is the product of my inspiration. Each piece is handmade, hand forged from solid 3/4" (19mm) square, USA steel. This Chess Set is for the pieces only (32 Total), and comes with a custom, wooden storage box. Board is not available.
* Visit Etsy shop 'ColoradoWoodWorker' for an excellent selection of boards like the one pictured.
One side is Black in color; Patina choices for opposing side are Pewter, Brass, Bronze, and Whitewash.
For the man without a dog, the sidearm is his best friend. When you're not spinning the cylinder, a set of leather wrapped Pistol Hooks are where the stainless steel barrel and rosewood grip should be resting. They are perfect for both a modern home, or a rustic hunting lodge tucked away in the mountains. Available with Brown, London Tan, Black or Gray leather. Sold by the PAIR
The opening is a maximum of 1 1/2" (cm). Hooks are 3 1/2" Tall (cm), 3" Deep (10cm)
There is a simple truth to Railroad Spike Knives. Although they are certainly usable (each one is "tempered" and sharpened), they are meant to be a collectible knife and they make great conversation pieces. If you are a knife collector and, displayed between two of your most prized knives is my Railroad Spike Knife, a visitor will invariably pick up the latter and say, "Wow, is this really a railroad spike!?".
The process begins with a legally purchased spike that, when heated to a blinding orange color, only the very tip of the spike gets hammered repeatedly, flattened, and drawn out into what eventually becomes the blade of the knife. After forging hundreds of these knives, I decided to source a top quality handmade leather sheath.
Personalization: Up to Three (3) initials can be stamped on the side of the handle (opposite side of my maker's mark), at no charge. Simply type the initials in the 'Order Notes' section when you add to cart.
Trying to figure out how to use industrial, black iron pipe for a shelf, or wall rack, or wanting to polish up your Pinterest project? My S Hooks (Pot Rack Hooks) are specifically designed with you in mind. They are made to slide ONTO the end of black iron pipe, or plumbing pipe, and won't come off when bumped during use. The ends of the hooks will hold nearly anything, but are specifically designed to accommodate the familiar teardrop shape of our beloved cast iron skillets. Hooks are sold individually.
Iron pipe is labeled according to the INSIDE diameter and wall thickness. Please read these simple measurements carefully when planning your project, and don't hesitate to send me a message if you have any questions at all, or if you need some advice.
Small - Fits 3/8 SCH 40 Pipe; Hook Opening a little less than 3/4"
Medium - Fits 1/2 SCH 40 Pipe; Hook Opening about 7/8"
Large - Fits 3/4 SCH 40 Pipe; Hook Opening less than 1 1/4"
There is a certain feeling to it.. hanging your seasoned skillet on an iron hook that was hand forged with the same incomparable standards that once governed the making of our timeless cast iron kitchenware. Inspired by my own Craftsman Pot Rack, I developed the Pot Hook to offer a simple and effective storage and display solution for the person with just a few choice cast iron skillets or pans. The shape of the hook end is forged into a taper that is ideal for that classic teardrop handle.
The simple silhouette of the American anvil represents strength, history and in this case, security. My own pup Crowley has worn his daily for two years, and if he gets lost I know that I will safely retrieve him, and perhaps a new client.
These steel anvils make excellent pet tags with character and story, and are finished with a safe, natural paste wax.
Please limit your pet's name to eight (8) characters or less, and a ten (10) digit phone number, if desired. You can simply include this information in the 'Order Notes' when you add to cart.
Dimensions: 2 3/8" Long (6cm), 1 1/8" Tall (3cm), 1/8" Thick (3mm), and not nearly as heavy as a real anvil
As the popularity of my wall mounted Guitar Hanger has grown, so has the demand for a Ukulele/Mandolin Hanger. The clean and elegant design does not distract from your prized instrument, but compliments it. So when your toes aren't in the warm sands of Kauai, your Uke will be at the ready to pick along with the venerable Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. Simply drill a small pilot hole into wood (or a wall stud) and screw the hanger into the wall, or choose the drywall option for a heavy duty anchor/bolt instead.
Choose between Ukulele size (1 1/2" opening), or Guitar (2 1/8" opening)
Available with Brown, London Tan, Black or Gray leather.
We use trivets not always out of necessity but often to enhance the presentation of a meal, or simply as wall decor, perhaps to compliment your collection of cast iron skillets. My Scroll Trivets are each handmade with all of these possibilities in mind. Three different sizes are available.
Dimensions: 3/4 Tall (19mm) x 5", 6 1/2", or 8" Diameter (12.5cm, 16cm, or 20cm)
Of the many appealing qualities of a cast iron skillet is it's durability and toughness over time as it seasons into a mysterious and low maintenance, virtually stick-free surface. My hand forged Spatula is designed to imitate the heirloom qualities of our classic cast iron pots and pans. For a sleek appearance while not sacrificing strength, thin (22 gauge) carbon steel is used for the spatula blade. The forged steel handle provides a perfect counter-balance.