MADE TO LAST and the modern ARTISAN?

EXPERIENCED BLACKSMITH & BLACKSMITHING CLASSES. LEARN LOW TECH IN WILDES MEADOW - BOWRAL Are we just about to go full circle, from artisan, made by hand products to mass production out of control, where we have to have everything, or is it back to basics and the corner store? Or is it just a fad … Continue reading MADE TO LAST and the modern ARTISAN?

Forging the past in Wildes Meadow, Southern Highlands, NSW

Bowral Blacksmithing classes A couple of videos from are last class in Wildes Meadow. The 1910 Ironworks prides itself on its traditionally hand forged ironwork and restoring the past. We also run regular blacksmithing classes for budding male or female blacksmiths (we've had two lady smiths now) who want to learn this 2,500 year old … Continue reading Forging the past in Wildes Meadow, Southern Highlands, NSW

Corporate Team building and Beginners Blacksmith courses at Wildes Meadow in the Southern Highlands

Corporate Team building and Blacksmithing is unique at Wildes Meadow, just outside Bowral I love teaching people this ancient art, because the craft of Blacksmithing is as old as the human race. Why is it called the King of trades? Well, with out a Blacksmith you had no tools, or your machinery and tools repaired … Continue reading Corporate Team building and Beginners Blacksmith courses at Wildes Meadow in the Southern Highlands

A MERRY CHRISTMAS and a very BIG THANK YOU for an amazing year!!

BLACKSMITH BOWRAL AREA - SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS Anne - Marie, my first Lady Smith and she was great, talk about sort the men out from the boys! Thank you all for such an amazing year - Great clients from all walks of life from around the Southern Highlands and the country and my students! Well, what … Continue reading A MERRY CHRISTMAS and a very BIG THANK YOU for an amazing year!!

A BIG ARTISAN THANK YOU!

Blacksmithing Wildes Meadow - Bowral - Southern Highlands of NSW It's been a huge artisan year for us 1910 and the world, as we are at last changing from a built in obsolescence, let's throw that out of the car window attitude to a more sustainable society. However, we have a long way to go … Continue reading A BIG ARTISAN THANK YOU!

6 COST EFFECTIVE ARTISAN GIFT SUGGESTIONS for the Festive Season…

Blacksmith Bowral Area 1. DECORATIVE HOOKS - Butchers or decorative, hand forged hooks for the kitchen, garden or man cave - From $25 each plus shipping... 2. 'MAN HANDLES' -  Here's something for the man who has everything. Perfect for the shed, back of the ute or Man Cave - From $20 each, handmade nails are extra … Continue reading 6 COST EFFECTIVE ARTISAN GIFT SUGGESTIONS for the Festive Season…

What about a Unique Locally Made Artisan Gift this Festive Season?

Blacksmith Bowral Area What about a really unique Festive Present for a loved one this year, like no more socks, undies or boxes of chocolates? Why not check out the 1910 Ironworks shop https://1910bc.com/1910-shop/ or if you have something  in mind I'll make it for you, it's as easy as that. We ship all around … Continue reading What about a Unique Locally Made Artisan Gift this Festive Season?

Ironwork restoration and replicating the past is what we specialise in…

When you're restoring the ironwork with hand-made nails on a 17 century Oak Sea Chest you really need to know what you're doing... When you have a precious antique, an old Victorian fuel stove that needs totally restoring or delicate metalwork that's now missing that has to match the original, or a photography / film … Continue reading Ironwork restoration and replicating the past is what we specialise in…

The 1910 Ironworks Collaborates with Local Artisan Plank & Trestle…

At the 1910 Ironworks we're all about collaborating and working collectively with other local artisans and the guys at Plank & Trestle are no exception... http://plankandtrestle.com.au/ Hand forged metal table furniture is the order of the day, complete with handmade nails - this trestle table will be a limited edition and who knows in the … Continue reading The 1910 Ironworks Collaborates with Local Artisan Plank & Trestle…

At the 1910 Ironworks we preserve and restore the past…

Younger No 3 Fuel Stove - made by Fletcher and Son - early 20th century - Sydney This is how the old girls arrive in the workshop... They are then broken down for restoration and parts sourced or made... Parts are replaced for old original parts we have in storage or are re fabricated... The … Continue reading At the 1910 Ironworks we preserve and restore the past…