Feusse strikes while the iron is hot
September 12, 2019
It starts with a wadded piece of paper, topped with pieces of wood and chunks of coal.
Once flames ignite, Nathan Feusse cranks the handle of the blower, building a blaze hot enough to meld metal.
He raises a hammer in the air, pounds the piece until it breaks clean and returns the metal to the fire.
A modern-day blacksmith, Feusse has created a makeshift workshop in his family's backyard in Clearwater.
Here, he has crafted a variety of knives and hooks and experiments with different pieces to create distinct styles.
How did his interest in blacksmithing develop?
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