BURNS, ROBERT

ROBERT BURNS

Robert has always been fascinated by metalwork and traditional crafts, particularly in how they connect to history. Robert began studying blacksmithing under James Hoffman at the age of thirteen, learning the American colonial style of blacksmithing. He then went on to learn the craft of bladesmithing, joining the American Bladesmith’s Society (ABS). Robert has worked full time out of his shop creating knives, woodworking tools, and historic reproduc-tions for the past eight years and is based in Massachusetts.