I lit the first fire in the shop this past Saturday. I had made a self proclaimed goal of being up and running by June 1, so it was very rewarding to be standing in front of the anvil at work this weekend. Well, I say at work, but it has been three months since I last swung a hammer! For now I need to get back into the rhythm, and what better way than making some tongs. Below are three pairs that I made yesterday. I still have little projects here and there to get the shop running a little more smoothly, but for now I can actually start making some things. It feels good to be back at it!