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

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…

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

Fire | Forge | Froth – 28th April 2018 – Booked out!

https://wildfoodadventures.com.au/daytours/ Check out this amazing day tour out from Wild Food Adventures  https://wildfoodadventures.com.au/ This is artisan heaven – starting the day at the Blacksmith Shop at 1910 Ironworks and forging in fire your own fire poker, twisted skewer or ‘S’ hook in a 3 hour workshop. Followed by lunch prepared by an award winning chef … Continue reading Fire | Forge | Froth – 28th April 2018 – Booked out!

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!

Blacksmith shop from the 1880s found on the new 1910 Ironworks site…

Original Blacksmith tools, horse shoes, rabbit traps and hand made metal pieces from the dig around the new blacksmith shop foundations and adjacent paddock. Now preserved in the new shop. The old bridge at Wildes Meadow showing the original stables, holding pens for the horses and original blacksmith shop in the background circa 1910. The … Continue reading Blacksmith shop from the 1880s found on the new 1910 Ironworks site…

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…