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Welcome to Milwaukee Blacksmith, Inc.

We are a family run shop in Milwaukee, WI. We love our town and her rich history in iron. The grand homes built here 100 years ago still stand and our founding families loved the ironwork that reminded them of their homes in Germany.

Blacksmithing is an art form that lost it's way in the industrial age when everyone was focused on what could be made with a machine. Over the decades we are coming around to the fact that no machine can create as strong and long lasting a piece of art as a blacksmith can.

My husband and I strive to keep this art form alive, teaching whomever is willing to learn and passing on all the old techniques to our 3 sons.

Thank you for visiting our store, we hope you find…

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  • Joined April 5, 2011

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iron, wrought iron, steel, recycled metals, parts

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About

Welcome to Milwaukee Blacksmith, Inc.

We are a family run shop in Milwaukee, WI. We love our town and her rich history in iron. The grand homes built here 100 years ago still stand and our founding families loved the ironwork that reminded them of their homes in Germany.

Blacksmithing is an art form that lost it's way in the industrial age when everyone was focused on what could be made with a machine. Over the decades we are coming around to the fact that no machine can create as strong and long lasting a piece of art as a blacksmith can.

My husband and I strive to keep this art form alive, teaching whomever is willing to learn and passing on all the old techniques to our 3 sons.

Thank you for visiting our store, we hope you find the perfect heirloom for your family and we are proud it will be around long enough for you to give to your grandchildren someday.

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