Alex runs a number of blacksmithing courses throughout the year from The Forge, catering for all skill levels and allowing everyone to get involved with this ancient tradition.
You can buy Alex’s products at the following events in 2019 or by visiting him by appointment at The Forge.
Frome Independant Market
1st Sunday of the month March-December
Makers Central – Birmingham NEC 10-12th May
Bovey Tracey Craft Fair 11-13th June
River Cottage Spring Fair – Devon 25-26th June
Port Elliott Festival – Cornwall 25-28th July
Meatopia – London 30 Aug-1st Sept
The Goodlife Experience – Wales 12-15th Aug
Bath Christmas Market – Bath 21st Nov-8th Dec
Alex is also one half of British knife making partnership Pole and Hunt. Using British Steel and locally sourced timbers they hand make chefs knives of the highest quality.
One of the oldest tools used by mankind, axes are useful, not only to forest workers but also skilled craftspeople and householders alike. A beautifully crafted axe will last through the generations.
We will soon be expanding on this page and discussing all manner of making techniques, styles and history. But for now have a look at some of ours on our instagram page.