Monthly Archives: February 2011

Making Community with Iron

At the beginning of February I took part in the Ignite: Amherst event, giving a talk entitled “Making Community with Iron.” Here it is! Pass it on please Making Community with Iron, an inspirational talk for Ignite: Amherst, filmed by … Continue reading

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Cold Calling as an Artist Blacksmith

In December 2010 I launched a new marketing campaign for Jacob Lefton | Artist Blacksmith. It consists of post cards and cold-calling. Cold calling is probably one of the most difficult things to do. Pick up the phone, dial a … Continue reading

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The work, it begins!

An update in pictures: On Monday, I got my ventilation ducting! I’m super excited about this. A huge amount of snow and ice fell from the lip of my roof, so I spent an hour or so shoveling it out … Continue reading

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New shop photos!

I moved into the shop a week ago and got my welding gas on Friday. Here’s some photos of the space. It’s a bit of a mess but it’ll shape up into something nice. This is from the back of … Continue reading

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