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forged steel joinery

© Michelle Smith Lewis

The Society of Inclusive Blacksmiths is committed to building equity and diversity in the field of blacksmithing. We offer mentorship opportunities, connections to educational and other resources, and special events that empower and support our community while reducing the social and economic barriers to this work.

Join us 

Everyone is welcome here! To become a SIBling just read and sign the code of conduct, committing to being aware, empathetic, and open to learning and changing. 

Two hands reach down to hold a forged piece of metal. One hand holds chalk to mark the metal
Three forged pieces of metal sitting on a shop floor. Two pairs of tongs on either side.


A collection of resources that support our community and mission. Check them out and add yourself as a Featured Maker or Friend!

Two clenched hands on a black background with small metal tools between each knuckle.

SIBs believes in the power and effectiveness of stories. When we hear someone’s direct experience we can empathise with them, and learn how to be better friends and SIBlings.​

Everyone has something to offer, everyone has something to learn.

Welcome to the Society!

An anvil with a hot piece of metal on it. A pair of hands holding the metal, another swing a hammer
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