Traditional Blacksmith Newry, Northern Ireland
Ballinliss Forge, Newry take pride in producing unique and traditional black smith services that guaranteed to meet everyone’s needs. Ballinliss Forge is owned by Gerard Loughran AWCB. Gerard has over 30 years blacksmithing experience. Gerard has been awarded Diploma of Merit, Work of Distinction in the Craft of the Blacksmith from the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths London. Traditional blacksmithing techniques are used to replicate heritage iron work including tenon, riveting, scroll and leaf making. We use a range of materials including real wrought iron, mild steel, stainless steel, copper and brass. We work closely with our clients from design to finished product, sketches and samples can be provided to meet the client’s requirements. We provide a wide range of metal work designs, such as stairs and balustrades, bespoke commission designs, specialise in heritage/ conservation projects, gates and railing. Ballinliss Forge is listed on the Ulster Architectural Heritage society (UAHS) for producers of Ironmongery and Iron restoration specialists. Ballinliss Forge is an active member of both the Irish and British Artist Blacksmith associations (IABA & BABA) regularly attending events which introduce us to new techniques and materials and bring new knowledge and understanding to forging processes. With our 30 years’ experience our work is constantly praised for its high level of craftsmanship, finish and quality of materials. Please contact us if you have any further enquires
PROJECTS AND SERVICES
Bespoke Commission Designs are produced based on clients ideas, sketches and budget. We have produced a range of designs such as garden sculptures, pergola, pizza ovens and grills……
HERITAGE & CONSERVATION IRON WORK
Traditional blacksmithing techniques are used to replicate heritage iron work including tenon, riveting, scroll and leaf making. Using real wrought iron we replace missing components such as leaf’s, rail heads, scrolls and collars on Heritage iron work…
GATES AND RAILINGS
Traditional blacksmithing techniques are used to product traditional and modern gates and railings. We also use tenon and riveting joinery to create our unique designs to meet our clients needs.
STAIRS AND BALLUSTRADES
Stairs Balustrades designs at Ballinliss forge have been one of the main featured products. We design stairs that are made of forged steel, stainless steel and brass or bronze hand rails.