In line with current Government advice for online retailers, our website and forge will remain open for business but not for visitors.
We are continuing to take orders and making your ironwork with our usual care and attention to detail.

British Blacksmiths Wrought iron curtain pole range Iron Curtain poles bay window poles Kitchen racks A tree is planted for every order

Handcrafted Ironwork. Like No Other.

Made by the Forge is a British company making wrought iron products for your home. Our ironwork is individually handmade, forged in the UK and guaranteed for life. We offer you an exceptional personal service. Shipping worldwide to most destinations.

Cannonball finial in wrought iron

Wrought Iron Curtain Poles

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Bespoke Iron Bay Window Poles

Bay Window Curtain Poles

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French curtain poles

French Curtain Poles

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wrought iron recess curtain poles

Recess Curtain Poles

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Portiere door rods

Portière Door Rods

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Wrought iron curtain hold backs

Curtain Hold Backs

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Curtain Pole Kits

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Bespoke Curtain Pole Brackets

Bespoke Curtain Pole Brackets

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Curtain pole rings

Curtain Rings

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Bespoke wrought iron staircase handrails

Bespoke Staircase Handrails

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Iron shelf brackets and shelf kits

Bespoke Shelves

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Kitchen pan racks and pan rails

Kitchen Racks

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Meet Richard, artisan blacksmith

With over 20 years experience Richard Fishenden specialises in creating superior, handcrafted ironwork, designed to last.

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Forging Ahead

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Adding a new handrail to a staircase

Adding a new handrail
to a staircase

In the UK, handrails need to be present where you have a set of stairs and, if the flight of stairs exceeds a certain width, there needs to be a pair of handrails, one on either side of the staircase.

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How environmentally friendly is iron?

How environmentally
friendly is iron?

There is one material in everyday use that due to its longevity and strength is not actually consumed. It is used and can be re-used, re-purposed, re-made and recycled over and over again.

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Pairing Sheer Curtains With Drapes

Pairing Sheer Curtains
With Drapes

Sheer curtains are making a comeback. They’ve found their groove within Scandi or industrial interior designs mostly, but whatever your style, sheers can be adapted to suit almost any home.

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