is a serial publication which explores Lorelei's passion for creating
functional ironwork that emulates asymmetrical patterns found in
nature. Volume One features information, insight, instruction, and
projects inspired by The Grapevine. In addition to traditional blacksmithing,
modern applications for moving and shaping metal are presented.
can be used to describe the aesthetic composition of Lorelei's work,
but it also refers to the natural development of her skills. This
volume illustrates techniques used for recreating vines, tendrils,
leaves, and grape bunches in metal. Geared for the reader who is
familiar with how metal moves, but would like to expand their capabilities.
The use of varied tools and equipment are discussed, including electric
and pneumatic hand tools, welding, plasma cutting, and of course,
traditional blacksmithing. Also, includes 15 projects with step-by-step
instructions, as well as a few images of Lorelei's commissioned
ironwork to provide inspiration to the reader.