Whether you need metal work services for your home design or the refurbishing of a machine or object that is no longer functioning, we can assess what’s happening and let you know the most straight-forward and cost-effective way of solving the issue.


  • Welding (MIG or TIG)
  • Soldering
  • Blacksmithing
  • Shearing
  • Bending
  • Forming
  • Cutting
  • Drilling
  • Lathe work
  • Passivating


  • Aluminum
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Steel
  • Lead
  • Tin

Private One-On-One Workshops

  • Would you like to learn blacksmithing or welding or some other metal work skill?
  • Do you have a project you need some hands-on help with and would like to learn skills that you can use for other projects?

Ask us about private workshops. Hourly rates apply.


  • $120.00 per hour for regular troubleshooting, repairs and modifications
  • $140.00 per hour for complex projects


Donald Dawson is a Vancouver expert engineering technician, blacksmith, welder and machinist with over 35 years’ experience in machining, fabricating, designing, innovating, educating and research. He provides customized services and workshops and is insured and licensed.