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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lorelei Sims  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1962

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Illinois Connection

Sims lives in Charleston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sims is a blacksmith artist and on of only a handful of female blacksmiths. She is extemely talented in her work. Examples of her works of art can be viewed on her website. Her business is called: ''Five Points Blacksmith Shop'' and is located at 218 State Street in Charleston. Smith has served on the Charleston City Council and graduated from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The backyard blacksmith :
ISBN: 9780785825678. OCLC Number: 62421214

Quarry Books,. .

This book shows you how blacksmithing can be easy to learn, and a rewarding hobby, with some patience and a working knowledge of metals, basic tools, and techniques.