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…

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!!

A BIG ARTISAN THANK YOU!

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!

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…

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…