Category Archives: Recent Works
One of the problems people face when renovating a period property is finding genuine authentic ironwork, especially if they are looking for bespoke handforged blacksmithery, the majority of “off the shelf” metalwork is flimsy and soul less and has no … Continue reading
Above is a sliding bolt and swivel catch made for two different size and style loft hatches, both were designed so the dragons heads look down at you from the ceiling.
If you have ever fitted a suffolk latch, then you will know that the handle can only open the door away from you, because the bar can not pass the frame, so what is the answer? if you want the … Continue reading
Above is a pair of hinges made for a oak blanket box.
Over the past few years ive been studying a new facet of the blacksmiths craft which is locksmithing , the majority of the work is performed at vise and bench using filing, sawing and chiseling . The keys and lock … Continue reading
Pictured above is more completed door ironmongery for the new showroom at Peak Oak, at the top is a ring twist handle , this can be used with a mortice lock instead of the usual lever handle, second down is … Continue reading
Heres a couple of weathervanes i recently made, they come in all different shapes and sizes with various motifs ranging from animals to machinery and symbols, the cardinal arms can be very simple with just north and south , or … Continue reading
Here are two pairs of T hinges made recently for the new showroom at peak oak, the top ones terminate with dogs heads looking down and up at you , the second pair terminate with fleur de leys decoration. The … Continue reading
This chair consists of: the arms from a smokers bow, a horse draw implement seat and a three legged stool bottom, the woodwork was made by owen fletcher of arrow furniture peak forest, my job was to join these three … Continue reading