About James

James Fecteau, is a self-taught artist and blacksmith. Since he opened Huntington River Smithy in 2000, Jim has produced a wide variety of hand-forged metalwork, serving a nationwide clientele. Clientele include; architects, designers, land scape architects, hi end design build construction firms, furniture makers, cabinet woodworkers, and homeowners . Huntington River Smithy is a full service blacksmith shop specializing in functional works of art, forging, welding, small run lathe, and milling work, general fabrication. Jim is happy to work with you on your own design from conception to completion, or you can leave the design work in his hands with confidence that the end product will be beautiful and the highest level of workmanship.

Professional Memberships
Green Mountain Blacksmith Association: Jim has served as president and co founding member
Northeast Blacksmith Association: Jim has served as board member, representing the State of Vermont
Artist Blacksmiths Association of North America (ABANA)
Vermont Crafts Council (VCC): Jim has served two, 4 year terms on the board of directors and is the current Vice President.