Jul 7, 2015
This is a
quick interview with Adrian Legge to learn some tidbits about him
in a short amount of time. Adrian has been a blacksmith for
over 40 years and in that time he has been involved in work as
diverse as the restoration of 17th century gates and railings, the
design and making of contemporary garden sculpture and teaching the
craft to others from the Hereford College of the Arts in
you like what you hear and want to hear more from Adrian, you can
listen to our in depth interview, that will soon be available on
the BlacksmitHER.com podcast page.
tidbits are they?
His most unusual blacksmithing job was making
a skull crusher and a chastity belt.
Adrian is involved with many blacksmith
associations such as the British Artist Blacksmith Association, he
is a liveryman at the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths, and a
current chairman of the National Heritage of
Adrian says there is a fair amount of wrought
iron still available, some of the reclaimed wrought iron is
re-rolled which makes it expensive.
Does anyone know why the hardy is called the
His shop has been in existence since
the 16th century
Email – Adrian.firstname.lastname@example.org
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