Rust In Peace

It’s always a pleasure to make a gate for a fellow artist. We’ve just installed this grass and wheat themed abstract gate to keep a herb garden safe from nibbling rabbits on a farm near the village of Pett. Working with the owner we arrived at a design that complimented the landscape and created wheat ear finials in the forge. The gate will be left to develop a patina of rust and then be clear lacquered to preserve for decades to come.

Working with the owner we arrived at a design that complimented the landscape and created wheat ear finials in the forge.


Winchelsea warmth

We’ve recently completed the renovation of two Inglenook fireplaces in a gorgeous 15th century cottage in the ancient Cinque Port of Winchelsea near Rye. Under the watchful eye of borough conservation officers the current owner has gone to amazing lengths to completely refurbish this amazing building and it’s been a pleasure to do the metalwork for him.

Juliette Balcony

We have just finished installing this Juliette balcony on the top floor of a house in Winchelsea near Rye. It involved installing scaffolding and hoisting it aloft round an overhanging roof. But with some extra muscle and a strong rope we were able to get it into place for fixing.

Beside the seaside

We’ve just finished the installation of this gate and railing on Bexhill seafront. It’s a similar design to some railings we installed last year at the other end of the seafront, within a couple of decades who knows it we may done enough for the whole seafront.

Silver lining

We don’t just make curved metal art but are regularly asked to make simpler fabricated railings. This is a set of railings and hand rails we’ve just made for a customer in Silverhill, St Leonards.

Mermadia

We’ve just spent the last couple of weeks making these gates, gate posts and mermaid tail themed post box for a lovely client on Bexhill seafront.

Designed to be sympathetic to the seafront in front of the property and the Art Deco De La Warr pavillion just metres away, we’re really proud to have contributed a piece of privately commissioned public art to Bexhill seafront.

Great balls of fire

We’ve really enjoyed creating this panel for a property overlooking the sea in St Leonards Marina. It involved a new challenge, wrapping glass balls in hot steel without shattering the glass.

With a little bit of trial and error we got them in and the client is really pleased with the result.

Follow the bear

It’s good to advertise, especially when it creates a commission for another artist. So we’ve just had our commercial vehicle spray painted by artist Luke Brabants with his intepretation of what a thirsty blacksmithing bear looks like.

Icklesham railings

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We’ve just forge fabricated and installed these railings in the village of Icklesham. Built to replace a timber fence between two properties, these railings had to sit upon and in-between an existing low wall. They also had to match a piece of decorative iron work the customer used as a screen at the front of the property. After test fitting they were shot blasted, zinc sprayed and powder coated before being finally fitted.

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Let it flow

George Street Wave Railings

George Street Wave Railings

We’ve just installed these awesome flow themed railings in Hastings Old Town, just feet away from the beautiful pedestrianised area of George Street. The brief was to produce something funky for the customer’s house, and he is really pleased with the result.

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