DirtySmith has been a presence in the blacksmithing community that has been evolving since 2012. From producing one-of-a-kind full tutorials of how to forge to creating smithing swag like no other, DirtySmith has become a corner stone in the blacksmithing community to learn and get motivated to get dirty. This creation is led by Rory May who is a full time blacksmith at Dragon Forge LTD, a family business, that he has been part of for the past 20 years. Rory knows what it is like to start out, ask questions, figure out those techniques that get you to the next level and most of all to keep going!
https://youtu.be/c90C6E5DSvA This week Rory is forging a Aspen Tree themed fireplace door for Dragon Forge LTD. There is a lot that goes into these projects and has condensed long hours into an entertaining 4 min video! The trees are metal with copper, brass, bronze...read more
https://youtu.be/jwVXsqe2l44 Drawing, designing, forging, building...the job of a blacksmith is much more than just the physical work. It's work! This week Rory drafts a railing for a client using scaled rules, pencils and squares. He also talks about the first solo...read more
https://youtu.be/kXpjl46XKog Part of a running a blacksmithing shop is the constant evolution of tools, tool storage, and ways of doing such. This week Rory was asked to make a new way of hanging the round jigs. Using some expanded metal, forging some hooks you can...read more
Demonstrations, lectures and Interviews
Dirty Smith, aka Rory, is also available for demos, assisting in demos, lectures and various other public presentations.
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