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Welcome to BlacksmitHER Radio, spotlighting male and female blacksmiths around the world.


We’re committed to providing a host of resources to male and female blacksmiths of all ability levels through podcast interviews spotlighting your fellow blacksmiths. The podcast interviews are designed to help improve your metal working skills while providing an opportunity to connect with others who share your passion of blacksmithing!  

Nov 23, 2015

Victor Plitt is a hobby blacksmith in Central Pennsylvania.  He is a truck driver by trade and started blacksmithing a few years ago.  Victor has also founded the Iron Forge Fire online blacksmith forum.

What We Talked About

  • When Victor decided to take up blacksmithing as a hobby, he went to the internet to look for...

Nov 16, 2015

My guest today is Andy Blakney, one of the owners of the Quick & Dirty tool company.  They specialize in making affordable tongs made here in the US out of Auburn Washington.  On October 20, 2015 there was a large warehouse fire that burned in their shop and most of the contents, tools, machinery, stock.  Andy tells us...

Nov 9, 2015

Dan Nauman has been forging since 1979 and has been forging professionally since 1993.  A turning point in his blacksmithing career was when he spent eight days learning from Francis Whitaker in Carbondale, CO, and three years later took Whitaker’s Master Class.  With that knowledge, he started his forging business in...

Nov 2, 2015

The Last Hammer’s Blow for Mark Aspery

Welcome to Blacksmither Radio, it’s Episode number 47 and today I have a very special guest to mark a change in the Hammer’s Blow editorship. If you are unfamiliar with what the Hammer’s Blow is, it’s a quarterly publication of technical blacksmith projects offered by the...