Black Forge Art

At Black Forge Art we design and manufacture bespoke signs, weathervanes, traditional iron forgework and contemporary metal artwork. This website only shows a small selection of previous commissions, however, if you do not see exactly what you are looking for, then please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • We specialise in one-off commissions, heavy duty weathervanes, large weathervanes, reproduction weathervanes and the restoration of historical weathervanes.
  • Our signs are similarly bespoke and heavy duty and can be used as house signs, farm signs, stable signs, business signs and village signs.
  • Designs can also be incorporated into our traditional hot forged ironwork such as gates, railings and garden structures.
  • All our work is individually designed and handmade in our own forge to your specific requirements.
  • At Black Forge Art we design and manufacture bespoke signs, weathervanes, traditional iron forgework and contemporary metal artwork.
  • We specialise in one-off commissions, heavy duty weathervanes, large weathervanes, reproduction weathervanes and the restoration of historical weathervanes.
  • Our signs are similarly bespoke and heavy duty and can be used as house signs, farm signs, stable signs, business signs and village signs.
  • Designs can also be incorporated into our traditional hot forged ironwork such as gates, railings and garden structures.
  • All our work is individually designed and handmade in our own forge to your specific requirements.
  • At Black Forge Art we design and manufacture bespoke signs, weathervanes, traditional iron forgework and contemporary metal artwork.

We specialise in one-off commissions, heavy duty weathervanes, large weathervanes, reproduction weathervanes and the restoration of historical weathervanes. Our signs are similarly bespoke and heavy duty and can be used as house signs, farm signs, stable signs, business signs and village signs. Designs can also be incorporated into our traditional hot forged ironwork such as gates, railings and garden structures. All our work is individually designed and handmade in our own forge to your specific requirements.

We take pride in the quality of our work and all one-off commissions are discretely signed by our creative, acclaimed artist and founder Rod Fender, who has been responsible for thousands of signs, weathervanes and metal artwork commissions both nationally and internationally over the last twenty five years.

Briards + tree + gold leaf sign

Briards + tree + gold leaf sign

Huntsman, Hounds and Fox Hiding In Ditch

Huntsman, Hounds and Fox Hiding In Ditch

New Holland for Irish farm

New Holland for Irish farm

Shooter - high bird + spaniel

Shooter - high bird + spaniel’

Highland cow and calf 4ft. wide ornate weathervane

Highland cow and calf 4ft. wide ornate weathervane

Drunken husband in wheelbarrow sign

Drunken husband in wheelbarrow sign

Fred Basset weathervane

Fred Basset weathervane

Briards + tree + gold leaf sign

Briards + tree + gold leaf sign

Huntsman, Hounds and Fox Hiding In Ditch

Huntsman, Hounds and Fox Hiding In Ditch

New Holland for Irish farm

New Holland for Irish farm

Shooter - high bird + spaniel

Shooter - high bird + spaniel’

Highland cow and calf 4ft. wide ornate weathervane

Highland cow and calf 4ft. wide ornate weathervane

Drunken husband in wheelbarrow sign

Drunken husband in wheelbarrow sign

Fred Basset weathervane

Fred Basset weathervane