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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bob Denman of Red Pig Tools creates a one-of-a-kind instrument.Clackamas County Master Gardener meeting to focus on tools, care

Bob Denman of Red Pig Tools will discuss his favorite tools, care and maintenance during the Clackamas County Master Gardener meeting on Nov. 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

Denman is a blacksmith who specializes in hand-forged garden tools for home gardeners, nurserymen, landscapers and farmers. He has produced hand-forged implements for more than 15 years in his two-story barn in Boring. Red Pig Tools offers more than 1,000 items at the store, including at least 20 different patterns of hoes, steel rakes ranging from six to 24 tines, one- to five-tine cultivators, ball weeders, hand plows, rock picking forks and hundreds of other unique implements.

The Milwaukie Center is located at 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive in Milwaukie. For more information about Red Pig Tools, visit redpigtools.com. For more information about the meeting, call 503-982-3522.



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