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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...

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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...

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Balcony installation

This balcony commission has been several months in the offing, but finally last week we installed it, along with these forged railings for some great clients in Twickenham, South London. The cantilevered design was structurally challenging and a precision fit was essential to maintain the...

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Tree gate

Work is well underway on this tree gate for clients in Chichester. This gates splits in two along the trunk and sits within an arch. As with all our ironwork the components are all forged in house in our Sussex workshop. The photo shows the...

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Garden fire bowl

This garden Fire bowl was recently completed for a client. This fire bowl uses a clever contemporary design with hot forged details that contain the 4 rings which are still able to move freely. We call the forged impressions ' Sqwooshes" and they are made...

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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...

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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...