Iron

Arne Focke

Member of EXARC since
E-mail address
fam.focke [at] gmx.de
Country
Germany

I started working in the experimental field while still in university. Mostly I do reconstructions of iron objects and medieval shoes. These days I run the museums forge of the archaeological open-air museum "Bajuwarenhof Kirchheim", where I also present other crafts to the public.

Julius Lundin

Member of EXARC since
E-mail address
julius.lu [at] hotmail.com
Country
Sweden
Crafts & Skills

The main time periods I am studying are the Iron Age and the early to mid-medieval periods. I have taken part of several experimental studies concerning pottery-, and iron making.

Fergus Pardis Milton

Member of EXARC since
E-mail address
fergus [at] fingerbuster.com
Country
USA
Crafts & Skills

Involved in experimental archaeology for the past 12 years, specialising in investigating and demonstrating prehistoric metallurgy of the Bronze and Iron Age. I regularly give public demonstrations and teach courses in smelting (copper, tin, iron, lead) and casting (copper, bronze).

Dave Budd MA

Member of EXARC since
E-mail address
buddknives [at] yahoo.co.uk
Country
United Kingdom
Crafts & Skills

I gained my MA in Experimental Archaeology from the University of Exeter in 2003. Since then I have worked as a blacksmith (specifically a tool maker), specialising in archaeologically accurate reproductions.

Elpidia Giovanna Fregni PhD

Member of EXARC since
E-mail address
gfregni [at] ancienttools.net
Country
Italy

I am an independent researcher with a specialisation in non-ferrous metals with a practical background in jewellery making and metalsmithing. My research ranges from smelting ores and exploring early technology, to replicating metalworking techniques from the Bronze Age through Medieval Period.