bronze lids formed on hydraulic press

Bronze lamps underway…

These bronze lamps involved a lot of specialist tooling and many weeks of work. We were commissioned to make 8 of these by renowned garden designer Andy sturgeon as his studio were having great difficulty sourcing original Japanese fittings.  Over 800 square holes later we...

fire-bowl-andy-sturgeon-chelsea

Fire bowl for Andy Sturgeon at this years Chelsea

I am glad to see that our work for Andy Sturgeon at this years chelsea flower show was so well received . Andy's monolithic garden for the Daily Telegraph won best in show and was offset by the bronze fire bowl that we made a...

modern-candlesticks-bronze-iron-metalwork

Made at West Dean

I'm busy gearing up for Made at West Dean  on the 3-5th of June, where amongst other new work I will be showing these candlesticks. Forged form bronze and steel and featuring tapered octagonal uprights these candlesticks are a continuation of some ideas first explored...

public-art-blacksmith-railings

Compass public art railings

These public art railings are finally nearing completion after several years of delays. The forged metalwork sits on the site of the old ordnance survey in Southampton. These hand forged details represent the compass points and run right along the length....

public art railing detail blacksmith

Compass public art railing underway

[caption id="attachment_4338" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Railing detail from a public art commission that is underway.[/caption]This public art railing commission has been on hold for several years but is finally coming together and looking rather fabulous too. At over 40m long the forged railing sits on the...

west-dean-forge-james-price-blacksmith

Weekend courses at West Dean College

I have taken part in the Made shows at West Dean College for a few years now but have recently been invited to run a few weekend courses at this hot bed of crafts education. The college is set in rolling downland with beautiful gardens...

contemporary blacksmith forged gate details

Forged gate details

So often the success of a gate project comes down to the forged gate details and this is one that ticks the boxes for me. I have been experimenting with with what I call 'face to edge' for a while, this involved changing the front...

blacksmith estate gates

Blacksmith estate gates

These forged blacksmith estate gates have been underway for a while and finally got fitted last week. I love the honest, unfussy, and utilitarian quality in this classic wrought ironwork design, they tick all the boxes for me. The  entrance gates were hot riveted and...