Steve Schroeder began his blacksmithing journey in 2008 while attending a class in college. The desire to learn more about forging iron and steel led him to pursue a career in the field of Historical Interpretation.
His opportunity of a lifetime came in 2010 when he became the apprentice at Biltmore Estate. Under the training of Master Blacksmith Doc Cudd , he grew his passion for demonstrative blacksmithing. Now as the full time blacksmith of Biltmore Estate, Steve continues to create artistic and functional ironwork