February 7, 2023
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Forging ahead: Blacksmith melds art and industrial design


Dan Patterson at Santa Barbara Forge & Iron’s workshop. The self-described “artist-blacksmith” recently moved his business into a larger space downtown. (Alex Drysdale / Business Times photo) It’s notoriously tough to make a living as an artist, in Santa Barbara or anywhere else. Dan Patterson has found one way: make works of art that are…


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