Blacksmith – Power Hammer Classes will be offered in march 2020…

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 will be offered in march 2020…

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…

Due to demand 1910 Extends it’s 1880s Blacksmith Shop in Wildes Meadow…

Bespoke Ironwork and Blacksmith courses - Bowral -  Southern Highlands NSW - ONLY 90 minutes from Sydney Due to public demand for bespoke, locally made ironwork and people from all walks of life wanting to experience this ancient craft, we have decided to extend the Blacksmith shop in Wildes Meadow, in the magnificent Southern Highlands … Continue reading Due to demand 1910 Extends it’s 1880s Blacksmith Shop in Wildes Meadow…

New July (nearly booked out) and August 2019 Blacksmithing Classes…

BLACKSMITHING  CLASSES BOWRAL SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS   There a still a few places left for the 1910 Beginners Blacksmithing Courses on July Saturday the 6th and 20th,  these classes book out very quickly. One of the reasons the classes book out so fast is because we keep the classes small for one on one tuition. This … Continue reading New July (nearly booked out) and August 2019 Blacksmithing Classes…

1910 Blacksmithing Courses…

BLACKSMITHING  CLASSES BOWRAL SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS The Boys at the forge... There a still a few places left for the 1910 Beginners Blacksmithing Courses on June  22 and July 6th and 20th - but hurry with the cooler weather and the interest in the Artisan crafts growing every day, these classes book out very quickly. One … Continue reading 1910 Blacksmithing Courses…

NEW 1910 Master Class – Tool Making using a Spring Hammer 17/18 August 2019 Only!

Bowral - Sydney - Wildes Meadow - Blacksmith - Artisan What an amazing year it's been - who said blacksmithing was a dead artisan art, far from it! Even though the NSW Department of Education as of 2019 no longer recognise it as a profession. The interest in the old crafts, self sufficiency and sustainability … Continue reading NEW 1910 Master Class – Tool Making using a Spring Hammer 17/18 August 2019 Only!

1910 – HELPING THE KIDS FOR FREE EVERY WEEK…

Bowral Blacksmithing and the PCYC - Police community youth clubs. Here the students including the Police Constable in charge made some very nice trace chain hooks - you can do anything if you put your mind to it :-)) We all talk about helping or in most cases complain about the youth of today - … Continue reading 1910 – HELPING THE KIDS FOR FREE EVERY WEEK…