Contemporary Longrifle Foundation


Artisans

Matthew Shirey
Sylva, NC

Since childhood I have had an interest in Early American Frontier culture. In 2000 I bought my first forge and have been addicted to the fire ever since. My passion is forging knives, woodworking tools, and camp items that would have been found on the colonial frontier. I make each piece to look, feel, and perform as if they were forged by a frontier blacksmith.

Contact Matthew Shirey at:
502 Utica Trail
Sylva, NC 28779
phone number: 828.226.5687



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