Much of my blacksmith work is custom order.
Below are a few examples of my hand forged ironwork in several design styles.
I work with mild steel, stainless steel,  and Real Wrought Iron (Puddled Wrought Iron).

You may view more of my ironwork at


Hand forged solid steel driveway gate in Minnesota on the shore of  Lake Superior.



     Riveted Garden Gate   Price $1125.00


Variation and original Swedish design Memorial Cross
Prices $320.00 and $250.00

Variations on a Swedish Memorial Cross. 4 ft. tall.  Also available in stainless steel.




More Scandinavian Crosses



Candle Holder

Votive Cup candle holder with Medieval design

Votive Cup and Holder is 9" tall. Price is $39.00



Replica of a candle holder at the American Swedish Institute

Replica of candle holder at American Swedish Inst.
    Price is $109.00


Dinner Triangle   $25.00



 Please click to view these items in my online shop. 


Real Wrought Iron

Potrack of 100 year old Real Wrought Iron

This custom order was made with recycled 100 year old puddled wrought iron. This gives the work a one of a kind look.
        More on the benefits of real wrought iron.





 Detail view of pot rack.

Detail of texture of Real Wrought Iron even after much working

Wrought Iron Pot Rack,  2ft. by 3ft.  with 24 hooks and stainless mesh in center.
Price $1700




At my  hand crank coal forge in the evening

   Working on a project at my coal forge.



Please call to see what is currently available or to talk about your ideas for a unique special order. We travel to a number of festivals around the northeast Minnesota area to sell and demonstrate the art of blacksmithing with a portable forge.

Mark Widen
5256 Taylor Road
Saginaw MN 55779

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All photos and drawings contained on this website were taken or drawn by
Dale Ann Widen unless otherwise stated. No reproduction of any kind is
permitted without written permission from Mark or Dale Ann Widen.

 More of Dale Ann's work can be found at


Last updated January 24, 2011
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