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About John Wills

John is a brazier (maker of domestic copper and brassware items), tinsmith and blacksmith making historic reproductions for museums, educators, reenactors and anyone with a love of hand made traditional metalwork. Copper and brass are John's main products with blacksmithing complementing by forging his own handles, stands and other associated items for the copper and brass wares. Tinsmithing has now been added to the range of historic/traditional domestic wares.

Further Info

Specialised in
John's speciality is making traditional and historic domestic copper and brass kettles, buckets and kitchen utensils. A range of these items are now also available in traditionally constructed tinplate.
Open to the Public?
Yes, by appointment only
Provides Course / Training
Available for Craft Fairs
Available - please ask about pricing


The Copper Elf
Unit 3 Sidegate Works
Finedon Road
United Kingdom

Viking cauldron

This is a replica of Mastermýr cauldron 19.  It is made from gilding metal and is stitched and soldered together.  The original is dented and patched, this is replica has some of the same patches and misshapen parts.