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Permanent Collar

Well, to follow up after the permanent cuffs and shackle it made sense to work out a way of fitting a permanent collar. It's just finding a safe and workable way to do it, but as a lot of you know I won't be beaten by a challenge. This may sound simple but when the request is to be done with a single bar of thick steel with no hinges many people would say it's not possible. As always I push the boundaries of what's possible. 

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Forge Open Day

 This is a great opportunity to meet the blacksmith and discuss any ideas or future projects you have always wanted. On arrival you will be given a welcome drink of bucksfizz then directed to the forge. The food will be provided as well as canapays. There will be a bar on site and a live demonstration of the blacksmith fitting a permanent cuff. You will be given 5 raffle tickets with the chance to win the top prize of £500 to spend with us. Any orders placed on the day will receive a 10% off discount. We look forward to seeing you there 

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The Fire Finish

Some people like the look of steel and how it glistens in the sun. Others prefer darker colours such as black or vintage rust colour. As a skilled blacksmith you get to know metals and how to treat them to get different colour effects. A personal favourite is the Fire Finish. It's unusual. It stands out.

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Tackling a new challenge

I like to think outside the box. So when one person approached me recently and asked what he thought was a silly question, i saw it as a challenge. There's nothing a good blacksmith can't do. It's just finding a safe and workable way to do it. I was tasked with finding a way I'd creating a permanent set of wrist cuffs and ankle shackles.  This may sound simple but when the request is to be done with a single bar of thick steel with no hinges many people would say it's not possible. 

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