British-craft-pavilion

British Craft Pavilion

  This year I have been ahead of the curve, working on some new pieces well in advance  of our stand at the London design fair in September. We will be exhibiting in the British Craft Pavilion which has been curated by the folks at Hole...

wrought-iron-bench

Wrought iron bench

We have just finished work on this rather fun oversize wrought iron bench. At over 3 metres long this piece is super comfortable thanks to the contoured back and can easily seat 5 people along its length. This project is similar to the curved garden...

Garden-Ironwork-gates

Garden ironwork

Yesterday saw the installation of this garden ironwork in West Sussex. This commission involved designing and making 3 gates, an integrated arch and over 6m of railing.  It is so satisfying to see a project fulfil its potential. Watching a proposal move from an initial...

Modern Iron door knocker

Modern Iron Door Knocker

The design of our modern iron door knocker has always been a firm favourite of ours. Known as the 'Big Boy' because of his substantial proportions. This knocker combines considered aesthetics with the unique plastic properties of the hot forging process. We have just updated...

nature-inspired-gate

Nature inspired gate for a kent garden

Last week we completed forging this nature inspired gate which we will be installing in a lovely garden in Kent. The clients were keen on a design that combined both repeat pattern and a more organic aesthetic. The  design we developed takes its cue from...

chichester iron gates

Chichester iron gates

Our current Chichester iron gates commission is almost at an end. We have riveted together all 3 garden gates and fitted the hot forged collars. The gate shown here will sit within a metal arch that we are currently working on. I love the negative...

forge

The forge triangle

This is where the magic happens and one of the most efficient combinations in our forge. The trio of gas furnace, power hammer and coke forge make for super productive days, extreme heat and hours of wearing ear defenders! Recently we have been forging lots of...

Iron-gates-chichester

Iron gates

We are just about to begin work on this family of iron gates for a garden in Chichester, West Sussex. It's always great to have the opportunity to make more than one gate for clients, as it gives us the chance to develop common design...

Tree-gates

Tree gate

The tree gates have transformed from a pile of disparate components languishing on the workshop floor into a elegant and graceful gateway. We are really pleased with how this commission has turned out and love the use of negative space within the design. The two...