Brian and Heather's Profile

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I grew up as a farm boy. I live on a farm in Northern MI that my family has worked on for over 100 years. I work as an Electrician by day, but my heart is in the farm work that I do in the evenings and on weekends with my Father and Uncle. I love to watch things grow from the soil that my family has worked for so many years. I am married to my high school sweetheart and we have two amazing kids. We are enjoying raising our family out in the country, surrounded by such beautiful fields.

Part of being a farmer is that there is always a lot of equipment that needs work. As a result I learned to weld from an early age. I do a lot of welding to repair machinery. I love using my welding skills to create new and useful things. My wife started requesting that I make her horseshoe items here and there to decorate our home. Now that I have perfected those requests, I am creating more that I…

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  • Male
  • Born on August 28
  • Joined September 28, 2009

Favorite materials

Horseshoes, steel, iron

About

I grew up as a farm boy. I live on a farm in Northern MI that my family has worked on for over 100 years. I work as an Electrician by day, but my heart is in the farm work that I do in the evenings and on weekends with my Father and Uncle. I love to watch things grow from the soil that my family has worked for so many years. I am married to my high school sweetheart and we have two amazing kids. We are enjoying raising our family out in the country, surrounded by such beautiful fields.

Part of being a farmer is that there is always a lot of equipment that needs work. As a result I learned to weld from an early age. I do a lot of welding to repair machinery. I love using my welding skills to create new and useful things. My wife started requesting that I make her horseshoe items here and there to decorate our home. Now that I have perfected those requests, I am creating more that I can share with you!

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Blogs I have been featured on or appeared on:
http://picturesinglass.blogspot.com/
http://littlegreenbutton.blogspot.com/
http://beforethebigday.blogspot.com A British Wedding Blog!
http://etsywedding.blogspot.com/2010/02/southwestern-sampler-santa-fe-wedding.html
http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/chicago/organizing/decorative-wall-hooks-high-low-099841

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Items that have made it to the Front Page:
Quad Coat Hook, on 12/24/09
Horseshoe Heart, on 01/18/10

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Etsy Finds:
Mail Holder in "Organization Nation" Jan 2009
Single Heeled Hook in "City Mouse, Country Mouse" Feb 2010 http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/etsy-finds-city-vs-country-mouse-7064/

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/alterediron
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/pages/AlteredIron/220410075271
Visit my wife's shop for cards and gifts to celebrate milestones at: http://HeatherJaneDesign.etsy.com
Visit my sister-in-laws shop for Photo Prints at: http://DayView.etsy.com

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