"Blacksmithing Clinic"
July 14 and 15, 2012

The Valley Arts Alliance and the Association of Alaskan Blacksmiths were proud to co-host a Blacksmithing Clinic by Roy Bloom at Arctic Fires Bronze, 15615 Outer Springer Loop in Palmer on July 14 and 15.

Roy Bloom has been a Certified Journeyman Farrier for over 25 years and is known as one of the best farriers and tool makers in the US. Roy understands the principles behind the tools smiths and farriers use every day, and through his company Bloom Forge of Drummond, Wisconsin, Roy develops forging and shoeing tools that work!

The photos above include three bronze statues recently completed at Arctic Fires Bronze by Pat Garley and Jeanne Young.