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

Contact Info

At Brown County Forge, Terran Marks makes hand-crafted ironwork, assembles Blacksmith Starter Kits, 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.

Handmade hardware and custom ironwork options Available for Sale in Brown County Forge’s Etsy Shop.

Where to Next?

Look at Blacksmith Starter Kits

Read Blacksmithing Books by Terran Marks

Access The Online Blacksmithing Courses

Shop Ironwork