Let me introduce myself. My name is Pat Blair. I currently live in Humboldt County, California and I have lived here in the Redwoods for over 30 years. I have owned a bicycle shop, had jobs where I had to wear a hard hat to work, and had jobs that required a suit and tie. I prefer the Hard hat.
One of my sisters took me to a working metal sculptor's studio when I was a boy, and I was immediately taken with this medium. As soon as I was able to earn enough money, I purchased a set of tanks and torches and learned to weld and braize with them. I can't imagine not having a set of torches.
Take that kid and add forty years of experience, a few good dogs, a lovely and happy family, and you have me now - only a little grayer. That forty years experience has allowed me to do stuff with a torch that can really be cool. (see "fun Stuff").
I was on a job recently and was given some scrap copper from a sheetmetal job. I took that scrap home and immediately fell in love with this new to me material. Thanks for looking, and I hope to hear from you with an order soon.
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