Director and senior smith of Kestrel Forging, Richard Marchbank, has enjoyed ‘making stuff’, especially being creative with metal, for as long as he can remember. He’s a qualified boilermaker-welder, did a blacksmithing course, made his own forge, and now spends as much time as his trade teaching allows, making stuff with metal. He especially likes the challenge of turning the old into new—recycling clearing sale and scrap metal finds.