Featurd by WeVux

By | May 25th, 2017|Design & Function, Relevant Design|

I feel very privileged and honored to be featured by WeVux. They were kind enough to say some nice words about myself and the Iron Hook. Follow the link below to read the full story.           http://wevux.com/relevant-design_timothy-dyck0040192      

The Distinguishing Mark

By | May 1st, 2017|Design & Function, Iron Bowls|

Before the bowl is spun to shape, the first thing is to create the central dimple, this distinguishing mark of the Iron Bowl is critical to the process of making them. This central divot holds the bowl perfectly centered and tight while it is spinning, so that the bowl can be evenly shaped and held [...]

The Iron Bowl Series Inspiration

By | April 17th, 2017|Iron Bowls|

  The original inspiration for the Iron Bowl Series came from watching a glass blower give a demonstration. While the glass was at a semi-molten state, it was spun and the centrifugal force was used to shape the material. Like the glass blower, the blacksmith also works steel at a semi-molten state. At this point, [...]