"There is a beauty and art in bespoke made tools, although not artistic.

There is inherent artistry which carries across to the process in my art work."

Illustrating the hot forging process by making three foundry tongs:

Taking a heat in an oil fired furnace

Drawing out the reins under the hammer

Riveting the tongs

Setting the tongs
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The finished tongs

Rivet detail