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Hey there!I'm a pretty new silver smith! I have just started up a little work bench of my own and I bought the EZ torch. It has been working really well the last few months, but this week the flame has started to surge and sputter. Tonight I was just about to anneal a piece of silver and I went to light the torch, It made a fire ball and the flames fell back running down the handle, I turned off both knobs but the flame didn't go out until I blew it out! so after I was sure the flame was out I…See More
Do you consider yourself a professional, student or emerging artist. Are you a gallery, school, organization or guild?
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
silversmith, goldsmith, metalsmith, other
Tell us about your education.
Apprenticed under several mentors, full-time for more than 10 years before really feeling that I could could be called a journeyman. Still learning after more than 30 years.
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
Moved to a larger studio in May/09, with retail frontage. Hired and trained 2 apprentices, one having been with me for 8 years, the other nearly 6.
I have written trade show reviews and technical articles for JCK Magazine (U.S.), Canadian Jeweller, Jewellery Business magazine, and J-Dex (U.K.) re-launched as The Goldsmith.