Clicking on the links to the left, you can see some of Joe's artwork. Joe has become an amateur artist blacksmith. Since retiring, he has taken blacksmithing, metal art and welding classes at Austin Community College.

Joe's metal shop consists of a propane forge, an antique coal forge, anvils, plasma cutter, MIG & Oxy/Acetyle welding equipment.

Joe is a member of ABANA and is the librarian for the Balcones Forge Central Texas blacksmith organization.