James Miller, Traditional
Isle of Wight Blacksmith
James Miller studied at The National School of blacksmithing for
3 years from 2007,passing high
in all related subjects, leading to a Foundation, National Award and diploma in
Blacksmithing and Metalwork.
On The 24th of December 2011 James Miller received his
certificate of journeyman from The Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths. This
certificate is given to Apprentices (or the equivalent to) who have shown that
they are more than competent with their skills and are proficient in tool
making and repousse work.
"The aim of the school
was to instil in us the traditions and key basic Skills which allow blacksmiths
to create items in metal. The skills I offer are in almost all ways the same as
they were over 1000 years ago. The craft of blacksmithing hasn't dramatically
changed since the first smiths were alive although tools have got bigger better
and more efficient."
"As a Blacksmith and
metalworker I offer a traditional and custom service. My craft
is capable of creating things small, intricate and beautiful, but also
capable of creating things that are large, heavy in appearance and
"I don't just work in iron
and steel, I'll turn my hand to all metals, including silver, which I use to
craft fine jewellery pieces."
"I offer a unique client by
client service, I don't believe in mass producing items, I take pride in my work
and I like to show this through the personal touches in my items, be it gates,
rails, garden furniture or even a lamp, I will make it personal to you, the
"All enquiries welcomed, No
job too small. Free estimates and don't hesitate to ask if I am able to
make something, If you don't ask I won't be able to help"
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