Welcome to The Forge

Will Maguire is a one of very few contemporary blacksmiths in Australia. Working with hot steel, forging and manipulating it, striving to create forms that are beautiful, genuine and new.

He brings blacksmithing into the 21st Century, with a combination of striking contemporary design whilst keeping the integrity of the craft intact with his use of traditional skills learnt from masters overseas.

Will’s work has ¬†an individual depth, texture and feeling embedded in it creating iron with personality.


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International Blacksmithing in Ypres Belgium

October 8, 2016


The Ypres international blacksmith event happened last month where Will represented Australia as a master blacksmith. This coming together of hundreds of blacksmiths from around the world for a 6 day festival in memory of all the lives lost during WW1. for more information go to the Ypres2016 website. A lot of thanks must go […]

Sculptural bike rack for Kingston – ACT

August 8, 2016

Kingston bike rack unveiling 15 july 2016 (3)

A collaboration with brother and sister Grace and Will Maguire was completed on Friday the 15 July with the unveiling of their sculptural bike rack by Transport Minister Meegan Fitzharris on Kingston foreshore in Canberra. The design of the bespoke rack was completed by Grace while the making was done by Will using hot forging […]

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