Mark Aspery is a British smith and a certified journeyman with the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths, a guild started in London in 1324.
Currently an associate of the company (AWCB), he is also a certified farrier with the American Farriers Association (AFA).
As owner and operator of the Mark Aspery School of Blacksmithing, Mark travels North America, teaching classes and giving blacksmith demonstrations.
is the author of The Skills of a Blacksmith, a series of â€œhow toâ€� books, and currently the editor of Hammerâ€™s Blow
, a journal published by the Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America