This paper towel holder is a fun forging that uses the skills I have learned in my 20 years smithing. Drawing down the bar and then rolling it around using just the hammer and anvil creates a flowing scroll work that is as pleasing to make as it is to view.
Keep in mind that each piece is a little different as there is no way to repeat the design exactly. The final step is to curve the scroll work along the round base. This step has many variables and results in a custom piece every time.
Item is as always finished with a wire brushing and hot wax. Care instructions can be found here: