Get an insight into the metal work process with our ‘Latest From the Workshop’ blog. This Includes images, videos and descriptions from our commissions and in the pipeline products. Feel free to browse through the archives, if you see something you like or have your own ideas be sure to contact William who can help you bring them to life.

  • Apple of Apples

    Apple of Apples

    Some of you may remember the pear of pears, this latest creation is an even bigger apple of apples! In this post we will take you through the steps that were used to create this magnificent artistic sculpture. So, to

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  • Using Your Fire Pit Safely

    Using Your Fire Pit Safely

    As March approaches so does the drier weather (we hope!) and longer nights. During this time a fire pit can elevate a garden party and bring people together whilst helping take the edge off chilly evenings. Fire pits have gained

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  • Ammonite Sculpture

    Ammonite Sculpture

    Our latest creation was a commission to make a special surprise 60th birthday present in the form of an Ammonite sculpture, let us tell you the story. Firstly, What Is An Ammonite? They were ocean living shelled cephalopods, that were

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  • From Small Acorns Grow Mighty Oaks

    From Small Acorns Grow Mighty Oaks

    Last year in 2022 William had the idea to create an acorn out of recycled horseshoes. From its humble beginning it grew in popularity. It was a huge hit with followers and found a permanent home at The Acorn Shepherd’s

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  • Argento


    Back in April we posted the start of a ‘mystery sculpture’ fast forward a couple of months and ‘Argento’ has been completed. Argento is an extremely large horse sculpture standing at over three metres tall. He was a commission created

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  • Mystery Sculpture

    Mystery Sculpture

    This bespoke commission is currently in progress, can you guess what it’s going to be? Clue it has 4 hooves and wears shoes! Keep an eye out for more images to follow. Fancy your own unique sculpture? Contact William to discuss your

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  • Elvis the Labrador

    Elvis the Labrador

    This sculpture was a bespoke commission and an extra special Christmas present for its lucky owner. William met this gorgeous Labrador in person, then used images/videos and real life measurements in order to create as near a replica of the

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  • The Acorn

    The Acorn

    This unique sculpture measures 1.85 by 1.20 metres and has been crafted using a double layer of horseshoes to create a more solid appearance. As with all creations the horseshoes are recycled, sourced from local horse farriers in Essex &

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  • Cowboy Boot – Phase One

    Cowboy Boot – Phase One

    This bespoke commission will be created from recycled horseshoes that are individually bent, twisted and welded into shape. The boot sole & heel are taking shape and work on the upper half is nearly ready to start. Keep an eye

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