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…

Limited 1910 Blacksmithing classes resume in June 2020…Needless to say social distancing will be adhered too.

BLACKSMITHING CLASSES SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS - WILDES MEADOW As from June 2020 we will be resuming our very popular blacksmithing classes. Two date available  on the 13th and 27th June. We're limiting the classes to a maximum of x4 people because of social distancing and safety. The forging will take place outside the Blacksmith shop in … Continue reading Limited 1910 Blacksmithing classes resume in June 2020…Needless to say social distancing will be adhered too.

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…

Blacksmith – Power Hammer Classes have been suspended until September 2020 in the ACT and Southern Highlands.

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 have been suspended until September 2020 in the ACT and Southern Highlands.

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!

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…

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…