A fire poker and rail spike hook

If you've been through my studio, you'll know I've been thinking a lot about sculpture, especially in metal. Here are two mini projects I completed and gave to friends recently. They were excuses to play with my new welder and build my skills at the anvil and forge.

A fire poker for an outdoor firepit.

The handle.

The pokey bits.

A railway spike repurposed into a hat hanger.