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.
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!
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…
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…
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!
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…
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!!
Corporate Team building and Blacksmithing is unique at Wildes Meadow, just outside Bowral I love teaching people this ancient art, because the craft of Blacksmithing is as old as the human race. Why is it called the King of trades? Well, with out a Blacksmith you had no tools, or your machinery and tools repaired … Continue reading Corporate Team building and Beginners Blacksmith courses at Wildes Meadow in the Southern Highlands
BLACKSMITHING CLASSES BOWRAL SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS The 1910 Beginners Blacksmithing Courses on Feb.9th and 23rd 2019 are now available, as Jan. 2019 is now totally booked out - but hurry Feb. is also booking out quickly too, as we keep the classes small for one on one tuition - Jan 2019 sold out in a week. … Continue reading Feb. 2019 Blacksmithing Courses now available, but hurry, they book out very quickly as we keep the classes small!
Blacksmithing Wildes Meadow - Bowral - Southern Highlands of NSW It's been a huge artisan year for us 1910 and the world, as we are at last changing from a built in obsolescence, let's throw that out of the car window attitude to a more sustainable society. However, we have a long way to go … Continue reading A BIG ARTISAN THANK YOU!