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April 2017

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SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL OFFER – so you can try forging with the real thing

To help promote the use of genuine puddled wrought iron, we are putting together 20kg sample packs and selling them at for just £50 (approx $62.US). plus shipping. Each pack weighs 20kg (approx 44lbs) Contains approx 30-40 …

April 2017

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Welcome to Dawn Walmsley

Dawn joined the office team in February 2017 having previously worked for a local Architects practice in York. She has a wealth of administrative skills and also a keen interest in photography. You will no …

March 2017

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Wrought Iron Technical & Specification Downloads

These downloads have been produced by our parent company TOPP & Co. Whilst a commercial operation TOPP & Co. endeavors to provide both education and technical advice on historic ironwork in order to raise awareness and …

September 2016

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What is Wrought Iron?

Wrought iron is actually a material, not a descriptive term for items made in iron. Wrought iron is the forgeable, ferrous material made until about the mid-twentieth century that has been replaced by modern mild …

August 2016

Ironwork should not just be black!

One of National Heritage Ironwork Group’s (NHIG) goals is to educate those outside of the fields of conservation, who may have stewardship of historic ironwork, about the importance of proper treatment of decorative ironwork, including …

August 2016

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Working with Puddled Wrought Iron

Puddled iron is a mixture of nearly pure iron with up to 5% siliceous (glassy) slags, which take the form of linear fibres - giving the metal its characteristic grain. Puddled iron is for the …

August 2016

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NHIG Heritage Ironwork Seminar – Ferrous Metals in Heritage Ironwork

NHIG have announced they will be holding a one day seminar on Friday 11th November 2016 at The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Topics to be discussed include - How iron is made Ferrous metals Repair Methods Price: £45 including lunch and all refreshments (£35 students). …

August 2016

Conservation and Repair of Architectural and Structural Metalwork Short Course

West Dean College in West Sussex is running a short course covering the conservation of structural metalwork and architectural features and includes repair techniques of both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The 3 day course runs from 6th …

August 2016

Nicola Emmerson has co-published a scientific paper on corrosion rates of various wrought iron samples when coated with 5 different preparations

We cannot publish anything but the abstract, but she has made her email address available and if you want to question her about her findings, you can. The abstract, which raises some of the issues …

June 2016