AslocktonForge

GILL & SON Ironwork

Nottingham, England

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This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.

Announcement    'A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist'.
Louis Nizer
Aslockton Forge, home of GILL & SON traditional blacksmiths, where ironwork is not simply bent steel but passionately created works of art!

We post Royal Mail 'Tracked & Signed For'. The last recommended Christmas postal date to the USA & Canada is 15th of December, while Australia & New Zealand is the 10th of December

POSTAGE TO USA & Australia: I post 'Tracked' to the USA & 'Tracked' to Australia.
Delivery times appear to range from 2 days to 14 but dependent on local postal service

PLEASE NOTE: Due to an error by our packaging supplier, some of our items will arrive in a black box, instead of the brown boxes featured in our images!

Traditionally Forged Ironwork; Designed with Thought...Crafted with Care, by Nottinghamshire Blacksmith GILL & SON

Announcement

Last updated on 24 Nov, 2018

'A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist'.
Louis Nizer
Aslockton Forge, home of GILL & SON traditional blacksmiths, where ironwork is not simply bent steel but passionately created works of art!

We post Royal Mail 'Tracked & Signed For'. The last recommended Christmas postal date to the USA & Canada is 15th of December, while Australia & New Zealand is the 10th of December

POSTAGE TO USA & Australia: I post 'Tracked' to the USA & 'Tracked' to Australia.
Delivery times appear to range from 2 days to 14 but dependent on local postal service

PLEASE NOTE: Due to an error by our packaging supplier, some of our items will arrive in a black box, instead of the brown boxes featured in our images!

Traditionally Forged Ironwork; Designed with Thought...Crafted with Care, by Nottinghamshire Blacksmith GILL & SON

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About AslocktonForge

Sales 4,439
On Etsy since 2014

Aslockton Forge, home of GILL & SON traditional blacksmiths, where ironwork is not simply bent steel but passionately created works of art!

Aslockton Forge, established in 1977, opens its doors to showcase the type of work it does best; inspired, quality ironwork.

After a ‘lifetime’ of shoeing horses and helping his Dad run a ‘village blacksmith’s shop’, David is returning to do what he loves best, working around the anvil.

The product range may be considered small but each piece is the result of many years experience.
Consideration & reflection are key elements within David’s work ethos and so, with that in mind, David is prepared to work with you, his patrons.
This shop is David’s but it is also your shop, contact David with any ideas and suggestions.
Constructive criticism is always a useful guide, so help shape this shop and encourage its development, so that it may take on a life of its own!

Thank you for reading and pop back whenever you can, the door is now open.

Shop members

  • David

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    With a lifetime of farriery behind him and competent range of forging skills in his grasp, David aims to establish himself as a true ‘craftsman’.

Shop policies

Last updated on 06 May, 2016
Gill & Son want you to be happy with our products and our service.
All our items are hand forged by David, while each item due to its nature is different, we aim for a quality, which is consistent.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Apple Pay Gift card
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Personalised items cannot be returned or exchanged, unless they arrive damaged or defective.
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs.
If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Payment
Payments may be made either via PayPal or Credit Card.
Etsy keeps your payment information secure.
Etsy shops never receive your credit card information.
Delivery
We are a working ‘Blacksmith’s Shop’, with horseshoeing still a priority.
This means that farriery work can interfere with our postal duties.
However, your orders are important and will be dispatched as soon as possible.

Frequently but not as a general rule, items may be sent out on the day of order.
Our products are hand made, with only a small stock, so most items are made to fulfil your orders

‘Royal Mail Signed For’ is our favoured courier; with this service, tracking is available and insurance is in place as standard.

UK items are posted 2nd Class 'signed for', while international mail is sent either International Tracked & Signed, or International Tracked.

International Tracked & Signed receives full end to end tracking, signature taken on delivery and online delivery confirmation. This service also receives priority handling in the UK and overseas.

International Tracked, receives full end to end tracking.
This service also receives priority handling in the UK and overseas.
Royal Mail suggests worldwide delivery will be within 5-7 working days but please allow two weeks shipping, delays can be made within the country of destination

However, please be aware of all the time-scales; your order needs to be received, sometimes confirmed, made up and packaged and then posted, and after that we may be in the lap of the gods!
Additional policies and FAQs
Our shop is new, having only been set up in January 2014.
Our policies are not cast in stone and we reserve the right to adapt and change in accordance with our circumstances and your needs.

Should you require multiple items please contact us before ordering so that we may review our carriage costs, to ensure that we deliver your goods in the most effective manner.

More information

Last updated on 08 Feb, 2020
Frequently asked questions
What is the metal used?

Iron: we use vintage bar stock, whether it is 'wrought iron' or mild steel the iron content is about the same 99%

Steel: the bar stock we use is new mild steel but still has a content of between 98 - 99% iron.

Copper: we source both new and recycled copper.

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