Despite these difficult times we’re still open for business …and it’s so easy to work with us too…

BOWRAL - WILDES MEADOW BLACKSMITH AND METAL ARTISAN You can discuss your requirements online with me or make an appointment and discuss your requirements face to face with me at the Blacksmith Shop in Wildes Meadow, Southern Highlands. Also, throughout the duration of producing and fabricating your ironwork, we email and or text you regular … Continue reading Despite these difficult times we’re still open for business …and it’s so easy to work with us too…

1910 Blacksmithing classes in Wildes Meadow are as popular as ever this year

AFTER 6 YEARS - THE 1910 WILDES MEADOW BLACKSMITHING CLASSES IN THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS ARE AS POPULAR AS EVER - HOWEVER BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL - To book, contact the Blacksmith himself (that's me Steve) on 0402481461 or just email me at stephen.hogwood@optusnet.com.au With the ongoing interest to learn the artisan crafts, particularly the demand for … Continue reading 1910 Blacksmithing classes in Wildes Meadow are as popular as ever this year

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…

With the Cooler Weather upon us, it’s SERIOUS FORGING HOT STEEL TIME!!

BLACKSMITHING  CLASSES BOWRAL SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS - WITH STEVE HOGWOOD, MASTER METALSMITH! Me at the forge - Photograph courtesy of http://www.jgriffithsphotography.com/ This time of the year 1910 Beginners Blacksmithing Courses are very popular - but hurry with the cooler weather, social distancing and the interest in the Artisan crafts growing every day, these classes book out … Continue reading With the Cooler Weather upon us, it’s SERIOUS FORGING HOT STEEL TIME!!

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…

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

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!

What about a Unique Locally Made Artisan Gift this Festive Season?

Blacksmith Bowral Area What about a really unique Festive Present for a loved one this year, like no more socks, undies or boxes of chocolates? Why not check out the 1910 Ironworks shop https://1910bc.com/1910-shop/ or if you have something  in mind I'll make it for you, it's as easy as that. We ship all around … Continue reading What about a Unique Locally Made Artisan Gift this Festive Season?