Historic Ironwork - Best Practice

In part 1 of this 5 part video series members of the Heritage Committee of the Irish Artists Blacksmith Association discuss the tradition of the blacksmith in Ireland, the importance of our historic ironwork and how to conserve it.

On the 22nd of September 2018 David Humphreys, Director of ACP and 4 Heritage Blacksmiths, Brendan St. John, Paul Devlin, Pat Ronan and JJ Bowen, met at Brendan St. Johns forge in Tipperary.

This video is the first in a series where the Heritage Blacksmiths promoting this ancient tradition address the importance of Irish Historic Ironwork, best practice for the maintenance and repair of this material & demonstrate some of the traditional techniques involved in this craft.