August 4th and the 11th Blacksmithing Classes are now booked out, so we’re now taking bookings for the 1st and 15th of September.

In the last two Hammer Tongs Blacksmithing courses we decided to offer something a little different. That was, to get budding blacksmiths to experience the combination of metal and wood, or interesting ways of utilising forged iron work on timber. Unfortunately these courses are now booked out, however we are now taking bookings for September … Continue reading August 4th and the 11th Blacksmithing Classes are now booked out, so we’re now taking bookings for the 1st and 15th of September.

With July BOOKED OUT, we’ve urgently had to open the shop again on August 4th…

In the July Hammer Tongs Blacksmith course we decided to offer something a little different. That was, to get budding blacksmiths to experience the combination of metal and wood, or interesting ways of utilising forged iron work on timber. Unfortunately this course is now booked out, however we have opened the shop again on August … Continue reading With July BOOKED OUT, we’ve urgently had to open the shop again on August 4th…

Unique Artisan and Heritage precinct – ‘The Stables’ opens in July at Peppers Manor House

Here is a place that will be truly unique in the Southern Highlands of NSW. At 'The Stables' not only will you be able to browse, purchase or commission locally made artisan pieces every weekend, you can also see them being made by different local artisans, every time you visit. Experience the quality of locally … Continue reading Unique Artisan and Heritage precinct – ‘The Stables’ opens in July at Peppers Manor House

NEW Blacksmith course, due to popular demand – but only a few places left!! Saturday June 9th

I have penned in another Blacksmith course due to a waiting list and popular demand for another course date. So here it is, book today, or you could miss out! As we keep the classes small, so places are very limited. Work in an authentic 1880s Village Blacksmiths Shop… Why not join us and step back … Continue reading NEW Blacksmith course, due to popular demand – but only a few places left!! Saturday June 9th

Another 100 year old fuel stove gets restored from the ground up!

You have to treat these old timers with respect and care,  This Younger No 3 stove build in the late 19 century is being pulled out for restoration, as it needs a new oven, ash box, ash grill and the back damper is worn out. It's an art restoring a fuel stove that's over a … Continue reading Another 100 year old fuel stove gets restored from the ground up!

FREE 1910 Artisan Hub – calling for entries!

At 1910 we're forming an Artisan Hub online - it costs you nothing and you get to see everything before it's posted on the 1910 site. You can run videos too. Why are we doing this? Because it's all about collaboration, Australian Made, made to last and unique items. Australian artisans and artists helping other … Continue reading FREE 1910 Artisan Hub – calling for entries!

More beginners Blacksmith courses offered due to demand…

Going Hammer and Tong Courses - Beginners These pure artisan courses are for beginners interested in delving into the art of traditional Blacksmithing and are limited to 8 students – We start the day in the Blacksmith Shop at 9.30am sharp in Wildes Meadow, Southern Highlands at the 1910 Ironworks. Here you will learn how … Continue reading More beginners Blacksmith courses offered due to demand…

The NEW 1910 Iron Works Blacksmith Shop is now restored, fully operational…and open for business

Here are some shots of the new fully restored 1880s Blacksmith Shop in Wildes Meadow. Now open for business and classes. In fact the first Blacksmith classes start in February this year #highlandharvestfeasts and #wildfoodadventures and we're now taking bookings, but numbers are strictly limited, so it's first in best dressed. Everything is supplied too, … Continue reading The NEW 1910 Iron Works Blacksmith Shop is now restored, fully operational…and open for business

OK, what do you do with a semi-trailer load of Triffids??

As a Chef and avid gardener, I just love growing things, but it's become 'The Day of The Triffids' in the vegetable plot in Wildes Meadow. Towering green giants are bursting into bloom and casting vast shadows across the garden and on the verge of marching across the countryside, not to mention the semi-trailer load of artichokes … Continue reading OK, what do you do with a semi-trailer load of Triffids??