Electrical Engineer going backwards


I have been wanting to get into Blacksmithing since I watched an ABS Master smith make a cable damascus knife at the PA Renfair. I sat there an listened to him talk for nearly 3 hours that day 8 years ago. For that long I have been looking for a course to get me started and I finaly said F it and bought a Hell’s Forge and gathered the stuff to start banging. There is more to the story but that covers the base. Anyway I am enjoying it. Attached is a pic of my current temporary setup at my companies shop and a set of tongs and shower curtain hook I have made so far.