David Kayne has been blacksmithing in his father’s shop since he was six years old. He assisted his father in demonstrations of blacksmithing at craft fairs, at schools, and for Boy Scout troops (where he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout).
During his high school years he made hooks, nails and other items to earn spending money. He put himself through college by managing a restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina. As manager he learned how to properly deal with the public, run a crew, keep morale at a high level and control costs.
In 1997 he decided to return to blacksmithing and has successfully taken over the family business. He now runs a 3 forge blacksmith shop and bronze foundry making hardware for high end homes, restorations and the motion picture industry. He also runs our blacksmith tool and supply business and keeps things going in the office where his wife and mother work together.
The next generation of Kayne and Son is coming along as David’s sons, born in 2004 and 2006, are showing interest in the business.
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