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.
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.
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The Copper Elf
Glendon Lodge Farm
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.