Marc Hilden's Profile
My earliest influence and exposure to the art of blacksmithing was as a child watching T.V. westerns limited as it was. I also grew up in a three story federal style house with iron work trim and accents which peaked my interest. I became fascinated with shaping metal.
Our High School not having a much in the way of a art program during a session with the Junior High guidance counselor on the subject of college prep I decided to enroll in welding at the the County Votech . After High School I enlisted in the Navy as a Hull Tech / Ship fitter. But prior to leaving for boot camp the summer of 1976 my family attendee the Bi-Centennial Celebration at Harpers Ferry, W.V. I spent most the day there watching the blacksmith demonstration. It had me hooked.
Twenty some years later after four years in the Navy , eighteen years working for the Dept of Army at the Letterkenny Army Depot . The Base…
- Born on June 22
- Joined December 2, 2009