1. Handmade Portraits: The Sword Maker


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    As one of Japan's last remaining swordsmiths, Korehira Watanabe has honed his craft for 40 years while attempting to recreate the mythical Koto sword. Read the Etsy blog post: etsy.me/theswordmaker. Music by: MONO http://www.monoishere.com Courtesy of Temporary Residence Ltd. http://temporaryresidence.com

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    • Handmade Portraits: Nanopod


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      Travel through the dark dreams and inner turmoil of Tosca Hidalgo y Teran, where the glow of a blowtorch births the intangible. Read the full Etsy blog post here: http://www.etsy.com/storque/article/12464.

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      • Ginew Buckle with Smithshop - Detroit, MI


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        Smithshop is a metalsmithing company in Detroit, MI. Amy, co-founder with her husband Gabriel, has been churning out handmade buckles built and designed for Ginew belts. Shop Ginew belts at http://www.ginewusa.com/ Song: "Oh to Begin" by the lovely Dietrich Gosser : http://dietrichgosser.bandcamp.com/

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        • Raising Awareness


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          'Raising Awareness' was a three-week craft-based performance which introduced the general public to raising, a basic metalworking process. The project created a platform to engage people in discussion about the theoretical concerns relevant to manufacturing, material sourcing, small business and related topics. This abridged video documents the project.

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          • Making the Pictish Boar


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            We are Rextorn and this time we've made the Pictish Boar as a tribute to Trollsky - the great craftsman who is creating custom knives. Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RextornMetalwork Or visit our site: http://www.en.rextorn.com Narration by Rick Lance: http://ricklancestudio.com/ Soundtrack: https://soundcloud.com/rextorn/in-tissar-ventaron Created by Rextorn Metalwork.

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            • A Coral Legacy


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              The first in a series of work by Richard I Chavez utilizing a truly unique piece of material. Once belonging to the great contemporary Native American jeweler Charles Loloma, this monumental piece of coral was passed on to Richard by Gene Waddell of the Waddell Trading Company as part of a multi-year project with the gallery Music: String Quartet No. 3 (Mishima): Mishima/Closing - Kronos Quartet

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              • VK Designs - Crafting A Wedding Ring


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                Produced, shot, and edited this short piece about Portland, OR metalsmith Val Kasinskas - http://www.valkasinskas.com Music by Gavin Castleton - http://www.gavincastleton.com Graphics by Graphic Lime Create - http://www.graphiclime.com

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                • Jewelry Tip: Straightening Wire


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                  In this tutorial I will show you how to easily straighten thick and thin wire. For more jewelry tutorials and information, please visit: http://www.nancylthamilton.com If you have any questions, let me know in the comments below. Thanks for watching!

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                  • Carolyn Barker Jewellery: Radishes, Cauldrons and Landscapes


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                    Carolyn Barker Jewellery http://shop.cbjewellery.com.au/ - Shop http://gallery.cbjewellery.com.au/ - Gallery Precious metal artist Carolyn Barker has developed a particular interest in Japanese alloys and their traditional patina (colouring) processes. These are the black, brown, red and grey metals you see through her collections. The curious and methodical techniques used to create these colours require time and patience but she finds their depth of beauty makes the effort worthwhile. Music Good Grief, from McKisco's sublime album Eximo http://www.mckisko.com Film Fabulous Liz Warning Location Sunstate Jewellers, Moffat Beach, Australia http://sunstatejewellers.com.au/ http://cbjewellery.com.au/

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                    • Tutorial Tuesday: Snarling irons


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                      In this weeks edition of Tutorial Tuesday I describe what a snarling iron is, and how to use them. Coming soon to www.metalsmithing-tools.com

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