Ironwork restoration and replicating the past is what we specialise in…

When you're restoring the ironwork with hand-made nails on a 17 century Oak Sea Chest you really need to know what you're doing... When you have a precious antique, an old Victorian fuel stove that needs totally restoring or delicate metalwork that's now missing that has to match the original, or a photography / film … Continue reading Ironwork restoration and replicating the past is what we specialise in…

The 1910 Ironworks Collaborates with Local Artisan Plank & Trestle…

At the 1910 Ironworks we're all about collaborating and working collectively with other local artisans and the guys at Plank & Trestle are no exception... http://plankandtrestle.com.au/ Hand forged metal table furniture is the order of the day, complete with handmade nails - this trestle table will be a limited edition and who knows in the … Continue reading The 1910 Ironworks Collaborates with Local Artisan Plank & Trestle…

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…

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!

Blacksmith courses are filling fast for March 3rd 2018…

Step back in time... Three classes booked already and March 3rd 2018 looks as if it will be booked out by early next week. Thank you for all the your support and interest by the way!! Why not join us and step back in time with Steve Hogwood in an authentic Blacksmith shop from the 1880s … Continue reading Blacksmith courses are filling fast for March 3rd 2018…

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…