You have GOT to check out Ganoksin! It seems to be a wonderful site for jewelers and smiths of all flavors! Videos, articles, blogs, tips and forums (fora? LOL)
I've already watched a few of the videos - I enjoyed the one on carving the wax for the model....What's YOUR favorite?
I'll be posting this on Etsy, as well, on the Team MSIA thread (MSIA = MetalSmiths in Action