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Hand-forged thatching tools for Craftsmen
who value tradition

Simon Grant-Jones
is a professional Blacksmith specialising in bespoke forged metalwork.
He was trained as a Journeyman by the renowned English Master Blacksmith Paul Allen,
and has qualifications to valify his work presented by the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths, with whom he holds Fellow and Licentiate status.
Simon Received the Paul Allen award for outstanding proficiency on the Rural Development Commission new entrant training scheme in 1998, he was also reserve National Champion Blacksmith for static ironwork for 2008 and again in 2009, finally achieving National Champion Blacksmith status in 2010 and again in 2012

Grant-Jones is now a well regarded master of his craft" Daily Telegraph

Click here to view a short video documentary of Simon

Simon is also a committee member for the National Blacksmiths Competition committee
and a committee member for the Blacksmiths Guild Simon works from his forge studio in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset.

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prices are subject to periodic change due to
fluctuating steel and fuel prices

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The thatching tools on this site are hand-forged to order and were developed over several years, through research, talking to working thatchers, and through information from other Blacksmiths. Simon would particularly like to acknowledge the assistance and valuable feedback given in trialing and developing products from Rod Miller thatching of Lulworth in Dorset
Images and content on this site are the sole property of Simon Grant-Jones and may only be used with permission

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