David was raised at White Pine Camp in the Adirondack Mountains in a family that has roots in the community going back 5 generations. He has been working as a blacksmith since 1986 and is widely praised for his master craftsmanship and artistic abilities.
In 1993, David was recognized as one of the United States top 200 craftspeople by Early American Life magazine.
David produces top quality Adirondack Revival, Arts and Crafts, English Baroque, 18th Century and other reproduction period pieces and specializes in one of kind custom creations. Woodward is the only professional blacksmith in the Adirondack Park and a resident smith at Great Camp Sagamore.
Train Brook Forge and David’s studio space are located in Paul Smiths, NY. You will find in David's work a deep appreciation for fine quality and craftsmanship, heirlooms worthy of passing on to future generations.
David is a founding member of NorthWind Fine Arts.