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 wonderful
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.
We are also very excited that Matt Fischer of Picture This Gallery in Nashville is including Walters work
along with other talented artist at his Gallery at the Hermitage. This is a beautiful, historic venue and we
are honored that we have been invited to be a part of Matt's efforts to grow the arts in the Nashville area.
In Mentone, the forge work can be found at The Graceful Giraffe, a small unique shop with a lot of
We also have an Etsy Store that has some ironwork and treasures from the past. Replacing disposable
with sustainable is an investment worth making. Go to etsy.com and search for Walters Forge under
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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.
**Fall of 2011 Walter began working with Narrowgate Foundation. Their outstanding character and leadership in Christ program uses forging, leather
work and wood working as tools to help young men gain confidence and understanding.
** Summer of 2012 featured on an episode of Best of America by Horseback with Tom Seay at Crow Mountain Guest Ranch in Slip Off Hollow,
Alabama on RFD tv.
**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.