When Fire runs through your veins the call of the forge is an obvious career path – and when your home environment is your passion you have a unique set of conditions to inspire allowing you to fashion creations of function and beauty. And so it is with Steve Hicks –

A true Blacksmith and creative artisan with his forge and studio overlooking Lake Windermere it’s not hard to understand his inspiration for creating unique pieces. Ranging from domestic tables and chairs either built to his design or fashioned to your requirements, through to commercial works such as railings and gates, Steve Hicks offers true craftsmanship.

Steve’s work combines his skill at the forge, with the careful selection of local hand hewn timber which he marries together - producing unique pieces to grace any room or location. He will often be led by the beauty of a particular piece of wood and weave a design from its form.

Regularly commissioned to create unique pieces for home, restaurants, hotels and offices, he can deliver pieces to suit. He works closely with his clients to fully understand their needs and shares with them his approach and understanding. Ornate and commercial structural work have regularly been commissioned for period and specialist projects over his thirty years as a traditional local blacksmith, which he still is today.


Bespoke creations hand made in the English Lake District by Steve Hicks. Unique creations can be ordered to your exact design and requirements please contact Steve for more information.

Why not pop into the studio nestled between Orrest Head and the edge of Elleray Wood with the backdrop of the Lakeland fells and see for yourself samples of his work or call to discuss ideas that you may have for a commission.

Steve Hicks | Iron Craft | Windermere | Lake District