Marc Willgoss

Marc is a traditional blacksmith working in iron, steel, stainless steel, copper and other metals. He is a trained blacksmith by the The Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths. After working for several years in England, Marc started his workshop "La Forge de Petit-Bersac" in 2008 in the Dordogne. More about Marc.

Traditional ironwork

We offer traditionally hand forged and modern ironwork like furniture, curtain rods and curtain rings, handmade nails, candle holders, chandeliers, lamps and more decorative articles for house and garden. Interested to see the forge? We are based 1.5km from the village of Petit-Bersac, lieu-dit "Le Graulaud". Just drop us a message before you come to make sure we are available. See gallery.

Blacksmithing courses

We offer courses in basic blacksmithing and metalwork, over an afternoon, one day or two days. Questions about booking, vouchers and other information about courses go to Also check our calendar for the courses schedule and available places. You can download our course flyer for 2018 here.

Media and external links

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Feedback from courses


Bonjour Marc, en PJ deux photos suite à la demi journée passée ensemble ce mardi. Encore merci pour ce bon moment. J'ai réellement apprécié. A bientôt.