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 latest Blacksmithing class in Wildes Meadow was so much fun…

BOWRAL BLACKSMITHING - SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS NSW 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 or in fact anything sharpened. If you'd … Continue reading The latest Blacksmithing class in Wildes Meadow was so much fun…

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!!

Our Blacksmith Courses for January 2019 are filling fast…so get your Christmas gift certificates now before it’s too late…

BOWRAL BLACKSMITH CLASSES 2019 is here already at 1910, as interest in the old crafts continues to gain real momentum... There are only two Beginner Blacksmith course dates currently available for January 2019 at the 1910 Ironworks and there are now only a few places left. These Blacksmith courses fill fast because I keep the … Continue reading Our Blacksmith Courses for January 2019 are filling fast…so get your Christmas gift certificates now before it’s too late…

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.

With July BOOKED OUT, we’ve urgently had to open the shop again on August 4th…

In the July Hammer Tongs Blacksmith course we decided to offer something a little different. That was, to get budding blacksmiths to experience the combination of metal and wood, or interesting ways of utilising forged iron work on timber. Unfortunately this course is now booked out, however we have opened the shop again on August … Continue reading With July BOOKED OUT, we’ve urgently had to open the shop again on August 4th…

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…

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…

More beginners Blacksmith courses offered due to demand…

Going Hammer and Tong Courses - Beginners These pure artisan courses are for beginners interested in delving into the art of traditional Blacksmithing and are limited to 8 students – We start the day in the Blacksmith Shop at 9.30am sharp in Wildes Meadow, Southern Highlands at the 1910 Ironworks. Here you will learn how … Continue reading More beginners Blacksmith courses offered due to demand…