We now offer full tin smithing facilities for all our clients…

What is tin smithing you're probably asking? It is the age old craft of white smithing or making things, such as buckets, funnels, guttering, shovel heads and a whole host of other household items, which are now made in plastic. Last year our tin smithing supplier closed up shop because of COVID so I purchased … Continue reading We now offer full tin smithing facilities for all our clients…

AS A FINE ARTIST, ARTISAN, DESIGNER AND METALSMITH AT 1910 I OVERSEE ALL OUR BESPOKE METALWORK, RESTORATION PROJECTS AND SCULPTURAL PIECES FOR CLIENTS ALL OVER AUSTRALIA…

We also have a unique style and design to our ironwork, sculptures and restoration work.Recently we designed and produced major works for clients and architects in the ACT, South Coast, Southern Highlands, Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand. My background as a fine artist and metalsmith, spans over 40 years and I design and sketch out … Continue reading AS A FINE ARTIST, ARTISAN, DESIGNER AND METALSMITH AT 1910 I OVERSEE ALL OUR BESPOKE METALWORK, RESTORATION PROJECTS AND SCULPTURAL PIECES FOR CLIENTS ALL OVER AUSTRALIA…

1910 now offers a much wider range of artisan ironwork and vintage restoration…

'We can now offer clients a much bigger, bespoke range of ironwork in the ACT, the Southern highlands and Sydney' Says Steve Hogwood, founder of the 1910 brand. Teaching wise we're also now offering a wider range of beginner blacksmithing courses in the Southern Highlands on a regular basis all year round. With our far … Continue reading 1910 now offers a much wider range of artisan ironwork and vintage restoration…

Limited 1910 Blacksmithing classes resume in June 2020…Needless to say social distancing will be adhered too.

BLACKSMITHING CLASSES SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS - WILDES MEADOW As from June 2020 we will be resuming our very popular blacksmithing classes. Two date available  on the 13th and 27th June. We're limiting the classes to a maximum of x4 people because of social distancing and safety. The forging will take place outside the Blacksmith shop in … Continue reading Limited 1910 Blacksmithing classes resume in June 2020…Needless to say social distancing will be adhered too.

Despite Covid -19 We’re still open for business online…and it’s so easy to work with us too…

BOWRAL - WILDES MEADOW BLACKSMITH AND METAL ARTISAN You can also make an appointment and discuss your requirements face to face with me at the Blacksmith Shop in Wildes Meadow, Southern Highlands or in Fyshwick, Canberra, where of course strict social distancing will be enforced. Or you can discuss your whole project online through  Skype … Continue reading Despite Covid -19 We’re still open for business online…and it’s so easy to work with us too…

Blacksmith – Power Hammer Classes have been suspended until September 2020 in the ACT and Southern Highlands.

RESTORING THE PAST WITH THE PAST... 1910 IRONWORKS BOWRAL AREA SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS NSW Finding a smaller power hammer (in this case a trip hammer) for teaching has taken me close on 3 years. I had landed one this time last year and unfortunately it slipped through my fingers. But this baby is now safely sitting … Continue reading Blacksmith – Power Hammer Classes have been suspended until September 2020 in the ACT and Southern Highlands.

To reproduce period iron work and restore the past – you have to understand it and know how to use the tools they used!

From replicating French balconies to bespoke pieces, there is nothing we cannot make or restore. We pride ourselves on our workmanship and our attention to detail, as we're not into mass production but are only interested in producing quality, unique pieces for our clients. Whether it's a restoration project for a heritage building, a new … Continue reading To reproduce period iron work and restore the past – you have to understand it and know how to use the tools they used!

We’ve made Blacksmithing safe for 10 year olds…

Bowral - southern highlands - WILDES MEADOW BLACKSMITHING CLASSES My budding blacksmith is only ten and here I'm showing him how to strike very hot steel on an anvil for the first time. One on one tuition - I had three young boys with dad at the forge all day and not one  injury or … Continue reading We’ve made Blacksmithing safe for 10 year olds…

BEWARE OF CHEAP COLD BENT, WELDED COPIES OF TRADITIONAL HAND FORGED IRONWORK…

HAND FORGED BOWRAL - WILDES MEADOW - SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS NSW Whether you're looking for something contemporary, traditional or you need something precious restored, we do it all. With over 40 years of experience we produce the real thing not cheap, welded, cold bent imitation copies. That's why our clients trust us! We've restored everything in … Continue reading BEWARE OF CHEAP COLD BENT, WELDED COPIES OF TRADITIONAL HAND FORGED IRONWORK…

Artisan Blacksmith courses for Beginners only 90 minutes from Sydney and Canberra…

Bespoke Ironwork and Blacksmith courses - Bowral -  Southern Highlands NSW - ONLY 90 minutes from Sydney & Canberra. People from all walks of life are yearning to experience artisan crafts and the lost trades, and the ancient craft of Blacksmithing is no exception. That why 1910 offers the fundamentals in Blacksmithing in fun courses … Continue reading Artisan Blacksmith courses for Beginners only 90 minutes from Sydney and Canberra…