Kevin J Gerry B.Eng

Longdowns Smithy

Longdowns House



TR10 9DS

Tel: 07843 594065

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Gates and Railings by Kevin Gerry Cornwall
Gates and Railings by Kevin Gerry Cornwall

Matt Frost - One Week Job UK

One man, one year, 52 jobs

I was joined by Matt Frost who I gave the opportunity to became an assistant blacksmith for a week. This was week 10 of a year long project where Matt is working 52 different jobs in 52 weeks. He travelled all over the UK to try and discover his true passion. Matt has just finished this challenge, during the 12 months of the project he donated ALL of his wages to The Prince’s Trust.

You can follow his progress on


Click on the link below to see Matt having a go at making the scroll for the end of a handrail under the instruction of Mark, followed by the interview by Johnny Rutherford from BBC Spotlight. Johnny did the recording, sound, interview and editing.

(It was broadcast on 8th March 2013).


See Matt putting a twist in a 1" square bar and an interview with Francesca Carpenter from ITV Westcountry. (Broadcast on 20th March, appears to be no longer available).


See Matt on ITV talking about his jobs so far.



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