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Watch for Black Friday Sales Coming soon on Etsy

Check out our Etsy site for great handmade holiday gifts www.toughandtwisted.etsy.com

The Evolution of Iron

The Evolution of Iron by Clark Martinek will have a great display of not only new and modern sculptural pieces but will also take a very traditional look at blacksmithing. Including tools, ideas, and functional works as well. Please join us for the gallery showing at the Dakota Discovery Museum June 8th  -  August 31st . A reception will be held June 8th at 2pm with an artist talk at 2:15 and a short forging demo to follow. Clark will also be available at the Museum for Demontrations through out the summer.

Young Artist Reception Dakota Discovery Museum

Our son is having his first art reception as a young artist this Saturday at 2pm at the Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitchell South Dakota. Please join in the fun and see other young artist and their great works of art. For more info http://dakotadiscovery.com/  

Need a special gift for your groomsmen

Looking for that special, fun, cool kinda guy gift for your groomsmen? How about handforged, personalized iron bottle openers! Check them out at https://www.etsy.com/listing/107201789/gifts-for-men-personalized-handforged?

Welcome 2013 !

As we have to close the door on 2012 and open a new door in 2013 I am proud to say we have grown in many ways and we are all very excited to see what 2013 will bring.   

2012 A year in review.....

After finally adjusting to the four seasons once again in South Dakota our shop www.toughandtwisted.etsy.com picked up pace and we were off to a busy start in 2012,

During the spring and summer months Clark also had many demonstrations at the Dakota Discovery Museum.

Hansen Wheel & Wagon

Clark is now the full time Blacksmith at Hansen Wheel and Wagon.This is a great opportunity and a great company to work for. He will continue to create new and exciting things as an artist Blacksmith in his own shop as well as continue to take on any projects his clients may need. Though this is a giant task to run your own shop and work as a full time smith , any blacksmith would be proud to say they are employed doing what they love to do and thats stand next to a fire and hit hot iron.

Clark Martinek to Demo in Arizona

Clark will be doing a demonstration in Apache Junction Arizona on November 17th for more info see our events page or visit www.clarkmartinek.facebook.com or www.toughandtwisted.facebook.com

More coming soon!

Welcome! More to come soon on the website and here on my new blog!!!! I'll do my best to keep up to date on news, events, new items in my portfolio and great items for sale in my store. To see more right away here are a few options:

www.facebook.com/toughandtwisted

www.facebook.com/clarkmartinek

www.toughandtwisted.etsy.com

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