1910 now offers a wider range of bespoke ironwork…

1910 Ironworks now offers a wider range of bespoke ironwork after joining forces with fellow blacksmith Elliott Franklin-Brown of The Rutledge St Forge. '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 … Continue reading 1910 now offers a wider range of bespoke ironwork…

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…

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!

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…

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…

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?

With the Cooler Weather it’s SERIOUS FORGE SOME STEEL TIME!!

BLACKSMITHING  CLASSES BOWRAL SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS Me at the forge - Photograph courtesy of http://www.jgriffithsphotography.com/ There a still a few places left for the 1910 Beginners Blacksmithing Courses on March 9th (but hurry) and March23rd 2019 and April 6th and one place left on April 27th 2019 - but hurry with the cooler weather and the … Continue reading With the Cooler Weather it’s SERIOUS FORGE SOME STEEL TIME!!

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

The last Blacksmith Classes for 2018 – Booked out.

It's been nearly 12 months since the 1910 Ironworks started beginner Blacksmith classes in the Southern Highlands and what a year - thank you so much for your support and friendship and hopefully we'll see you again in 2019. BOOKED OUT for 2018 re the ‘Going Hammer & Tongs’ series of classes. December 1st and … Continue reading The last Blacksmith Classes for 2018 – Booked out.

The 1910 Blacksmith courses are booking quickly…

With practice and patience, you too can create beautiful ironwork. Only x2 course left for 2018 re the ‘Going Hammer & Tongs’ series of classes and the bookings are heavy. November 17th - BOOKED OUT – Places still available December 1st and the 15th of December. We also have some January dates in 2019 too … Continue reading The 1910 Blacksmith courses are booking quickly…