News from Fernie Forge

Will our railings be in a Disney movie? Yes!

Submitted by Fernie Forge on Tue, November 20, 2012

Disney have been filming in downtown Fernie since October. They’ve transformed the front of City Hall into a Christmas scene. The Miners’ Walk poles and banners have been taken down, our insects covered with snow and the miner’s face hidden by a tree. However, our circular railings remain. A giant Christmas tree…

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Bronze casting in Scotland

Submitted by Fernie Forge on Tue, October 30, 2012

Five days of intense learning culminated in a remarkable 90 second pour of molten bronze into our prepared ceramic shells. David…

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Elk Valley Herald article

Submitted by Fernie Forge on Sat, September 22, 2012

Reporter Nicole Liebermann came to Fernie Forge and interviewed Sandra about the forge and the Columbia…

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ABANA 2012 Conference

Submitted by Fernie Forge on Thu, July 26, 2012

Rapid City, South Dakota on Thursday July 19 was the hottest place in America at 107˚F. Where else would blacksmiths…

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Wheelwrights at Fort Steele

Submitted by Fernie Forge on Sun, May 27, 2012


David demonstrates to wheelwrights at Fort Steele

The Western Canadian Wheelwrights’ Association invited David Barrett to demonstrate…

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Fernie Brownies visit

Submitted by Fernie Forge on Wed, May 23, 2012

Fernie Brownies came to visit the forge on Thursday evening, 17th May. They had fun looking round and meeting with the…

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Sisters in steel

Submitted by Fernie Forge on Thu, March 15, 2012

Photo of Sandra by Henry Georgi

A “virtual gallery” of women’s ironwork, exhibited in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, was…

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Award winners!

Submitted by Fernie Forge on Sun, March 4, 2012

We have joined Fernie Chamber of Commerce this year, and to support them with their three day winter Griz Days festival…

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Blue is the colour…

Submitted by Fernie Forge on Mon, December 12, 2011

Once David had researched the market and we’d decided to buy a Big Blu power hammer, we flew to Asheville…

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Forging ahead with Miners’ Walk

Submitted by Fernie Free Press on Thu, August 4, 2011

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