2014 Award of Excellence, Alabama Wildlife Flora and Fauna Fine Art Show
We provide a variety of products and services that include decorative and functional hardware for home and
business. Walter forges custom strapping for exposed beams and has a quality line of fireplace tools and
hardware for the hearth and fire pits. He forges commissioned sculptures with a particular passion for trees
and plants. Walter also offers workshops and private classes for those who are interested in learning. And we
have coke, coal and forges for sell. Information is available throughout our site.
Please call or e-mail us for with questions or come by and see Walter at his shop in Henagar, Alabama.
We are proud to let everyone know that Walter's work is now available for purchase at The English Table on
Cecil Ashburn Dr. in Huntsville. The English Table provides for its customers a beautiful selection of fine
linens, china and a wonderful Gallery of Culinary needs and Artisan made products. We encourage you to go
by and see them and keep them in mind when shopping for special gifts.
In Mentone, the forge work can be found at The Graceful Giraffe, a small unique shop with a lot of surprises!
Our newest venue is at the country store at Desoto State Park where we have tri-pods, roasting forks, fire
pokers and other forged items as well as lodge cookware.
Walters Forge on ETSY has an inventory of items hot off the forge with new things being added as soon as
they are ready for purchase.
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**studied under Master Blacksmith Susan Madasi - 2006
**award of excellence - Hamilton Co. 2005
**award winner - art on the lake, fine arts exhibit - 2008
**award winner - new salem arts festival - 2008
**demonstrating blacksmith for the Big Wills arts council and the Scottsboro Heritage Foundation
**featured artists in the November 2008 edition of the Tidewater Blacksmiths Guild Magazine
**demonstrating artist at the Jacksonville State Little River Canyon Center
**featured artist in the June issue of The Look Out View Magazine
**featured artist in the December issue of "Connected" magazine
**Fall 2010 Walter was included in the book "American Blacksmiths" along with 50 others.
**Walter participated in a feature film for The Little River Canyon Center, funded by NASA, and was over a year in the making. The production
can be seen daily on the state of the art, HD facility at the Canyon Center.
**Best In Show Runner Up at The Fall Fest at the Hermitage in Nashville in October of 2013.
**Award of Excellence 2014 Alabama Wildlife Federation Flora and Fauna Fine Art Show, ranking him 5th among 52 very talented artists.
Walter's work is often recognized by the hammer sculpted leaf work that adorns many of his works. Most smiths hammer the hot metal down
into a mold that forms the shape of a leaf. Each of Walter's leaves are individually sculpted using no molds, making each one unique as in nature
self. You can watch the process on our You Tube video entitled Art of Blacksmithing, Walter Howell of Walter's Forge, produced by Mic Stowe.
Set aside about 15 minutes and give it a look.