Welcome to Brown County Forge

Welcome to Brown County Forge!

Welcome to Brown County Forge - Terran Marks Blacksmith
Terran Marks – Owner/Blacksmith

Blacksmithing Classes + Handmade Hardware

611 W. 11th Street, Bay 18

Bloomington, Indiana 47404

At Brown County Forge, Terran Marks makes hand-crafted ironwork, teaches blacksmith classes, and writes books.

Browse some examples of Terran’s work below and on the Portfolio page.

Oar Hooks - Brown County Forge

Oar Hooks

Terran makes a variety of different decorative wall hooks by hand. One of his most popular styles is the 2-inch wide oar hook. Customers from around the world rely on his hooks to hold up their antique oars and boat paddles.

Blacksmith Shop Hardware - Brown County Forge - Terran Marks

Rustic Hardware

From fire pokers to box hinges to door handles, all of the hardware from the shop has a distinct, rustic look. Each piece is buffed, smoothed, and sealed against moisture, but they all have that hammered, fresh from the forge look.

Large Hand-forged Brackets

Large Riveted Wall Brackets

These wall brackets were commissioned in 2012 by a customer in North Carolina for her mountain cabin. Forged and riveted to make a matching set of 12.

Hammered Hooks

Hand-hammered Hooks

The calling card of the forge! Terran has been forging hooks by hand since the beginning (way back in 2011). Available in all different sizes and finishes to suit your home decor.

Three Small Bags of Coal - Lump of Coal - Christmas Coal - Brown County Forge

Miniature Bags of Christmas Coal

Somebody’s getting coal for Christmas! (Or an anniversary, birthday, as a gag gift.)

Each small linen bag of coal has three pieces of bituminous coal in it. Available for Sale in Brown County Forge’s Etsy Shop.

Where to Next?

Shop Ironwork 

Read Blacksmithing Books by Terran Marks

Access The Online Blacksmithing Course