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!

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 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…

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

Corporate Team building and Beginners Blacksmith courses at Wildes Meadow in the Southern Highlands

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

Feb. 2019 Blacksmithing Courses now available, but hurry, they book out very quickly as we keep the classes small!

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!

A MERRY CHRISTMAS and a very BIG THANK YOU for an amazing year!!

BLACKSMITH BOWRAL AREA - SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS Anne - Marie, my first Lady Smith and she was great, talk about sort the men out from the boys! Thank you all for such an amazing year - Great clients from all walks of life from around the Southern Highlands and the country and my students! Well, what … Continue reading A MERRY CHRISTMAS and a very BIG THANK YOU for an amazing year!!