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Timber Framing Course

Heartwood School Johnson Hill Road, Washington, MA, United States

June 2-7 with instructors Nicholas Russel and TBD In this timber framing course, students will layout timbers using the traditional square rule method developed in the early 1800s. Participants will learn proper hand tool use and sharpening techniques and will also have the opportunity to make pegs using a shaving horse and draw knife. The […]

$1,280

Beginner Blacksmithing Class – June 2024

New England School of Metalworking 7 Albiston Way, Auburn, ME, United States

"Lighting the Fire" with Lucas Damen Class runs: June 11-14 Tuition: $600 Material fee: $50 Skill level: Beginner and up This four-day class will cover all the basics for the beginner blacksmith. From tool introductions and ergonomics to hands-on forging techniques and the process of planning and executing several small projects. We will familiarize ourselves […]

$650

Teen Blacksmithing Class (12 to 16 year-olds) – June

Tillers International 10515 E. OP Ave, Scotts, MI, United States

Many teens see blacksmithing in movies, video games, and online and become curious about this timeless trade. For the first time, Tillers now offers a blacksmithing class specifically for young people ages 12 to 16. This class one-day class will introduce teens to the basics of the craft: heating the metal, proper hammer techniques, shaping […]

$175

LGBTQ+ Carpentry Fundamentals

Yestermorrow Vermont Campus 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT, United States

This two-day course is a brief introduction to the vast world of carpentry. Students will learn key vocabulary and will become comfortable using basic hand tools. Through the completion of a small project, students will gain confidence and fundamental knowledge to pursue future carpentry projects. This course is open to any member of the LGBTQ+ […]

$500

LGBTQ+ Intro to the Woodshop Class

Yestermorrow Vermont Campus 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT, United States

This weekend workshop introduces the interested but inexperienced woodworker to woodshop equipment and hand tools. The safe, effective, and efficient use of the table saw, jointer, router, planer, drill press, and band saw will be covered through demonstration and building a hands-on project students will take home, a Shaker-style bench made of solid pine. This […]

$500

Timber Framing Certificate

Yestermorrow Vermont Campus 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Subject: Timber Framing Competency: Beginner Starts: June 17, 2024, 9am Ends: July 12, 2024, 5pm Materials Fee: $100 Tuition: $4,750 Instructor: Wynne Hannan Credits: Sterling College - 8 Continuing Education Units ($1,040 additional)   This 4 week Timber Framing Certificate provides hands-on experience in all aspects of building a timber framed structure. Throughout this program […]

$4750

Historic Masonry Training- 2 Weekends

Newport Restoration Foundation Mill 51 Touro St, Newport, RI, United States

Who We Are The Newport Restoration Foundation is a non-profit organization established by philanthropist Doris Duke in 1968 to preserve the architectural and cultural heritage of 18th and 19th century Newport. In addition to a collection of more than 70 colonial houses, now rented to tenant stewards, NRF operates properties that are open to the […]

$600

Hand Tool Sharpening, Restoration, and Use

John C. Campbell Folk School 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC, United States

Subject: Woodworking Cost: $576 + $25 materials fee Skill Level: All Levels   Do you have well-used or heirloom hand planes or chisels in need of restoration? Learn the skills to assess those classic tools and bring them back to life. Bring a tool or two from your collection and restore them to their former […]

$576

Parent and Teen Blacksmithing Class – July

Tillers International 10515 E. OP Ave, Scotts, MI, United States

Teens and their parent (or other adult) together can learn metal forging skills in the blacksmith shop with experienced instructors in this very popular class. Students make BBQ tools, chisels, and other projects. The fire and tools used in this class demand respect and develop responsibility. Note: Teen and parent/adult need to register together for […]

$625

Women’s+ Carpentry Fundamentals Class, July Session

Yestermorrow Vermont Campus 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT, United States

This two-day course is a brief introduction to the vast world of carpentry. Students will learn key vocabulary and will become comfortable using basic hand tools. Through the completion of a small project students will gain confidence and fundamental knowledge to pursue future carpentry projects. This course is intended for students who may be marginalized […]

$500

Intro to Blacksmithing Class: July

Tillers International 10515 E. OP Ave, Scotts, MI, United States

This fast-paced introduction to smithing moves you through the fundamentals: basic hammer skills, heat treating, forge welding, and identification of “found” steels. By the end of the second day students will be turned loose to make interesting forged pieces with the support and collaboration of a blacksmith with 30 years of experience. Safety, tools, techniques, […]

$395

Timber Framing Course

Yestermorrow Vermont Campus 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Over the last two decades, the historic craft of timber framing in residential construction has experienced a revival. Experience the fundamentals of designing and constructing a timber frame using mortise and tenon joinery. Students will learn layout techniques, tool use and sharpening, and joinery cutting methods as we work on a small timber frame project, […]

$1100

Blacksmithing Class – Tool Making

John C. Campbell Folk School 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC, United States

Every project requires tools. You even need tools to make tools! Cover the basics of tool making and heat treating while crafting hammers, tongs, chisels, and more. Discuss how these pieces can be altered and tweaked to enhance your experience. Feel the satisfaction and reward of using your own forged tools and customize your work […]

$792

Beginner Blacksmithing Class – July 2024

New England School of Metalworking 7 Albiston Way, Auburn, ME, United States

Beginners Blacksmithing with Dereck Glaser Class runs: July 23-26 Tuition: $550 Material fee: $40 Skill level: Beginner and up This class aims to familiarize the student with the tools and techniques that the blacksmith employs.  We will start with a tour of the shop and discuss the tools and their uses, including coal and gas […]

$590

Teen Blacksmithing Class (12 to 16 year-olds) – July

Tillers International 10515 E. OP Ave, Scotts, MI, United States

Many teens see blacksmithing in movies, video games, and online and become curious about this timeless trade. For the first time, Tillers now offers a blacksmithing class specifically for young people ages 12 to 16. This class one-day class will introduce teens to the basics of the craft: heating the metal, proper hammer techniques, shaping […]

$175

Beginner Blacksmithing Class, July Session

John C. Campbell Folk School 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC, United States

Come enjoy heating and beating metal! Start with the basics—fire management, hammer control, and fundamental forging skills—by making hooks and other household items. Students can undertake more advanced projects suited to their experience and interests. Bring project ideas or be inspired by functional and sculptural concepts presented in class. Beginning and intermediate students are welcome. Instructor: John Zeigler & Lance Zeigler Skill […]

$660

Intro to Blacksmithing Class: August

Tillers International 10515 E. OP Ave, Scotts, MI, United States

This fast-paced introduction to smithing moves you through the fundamentals: basic hammer skills, heat treating, forge welding, and identification of “found” steels. By the end of the second day students will be turned loose to make interesting forged pieces with the support and collaboration of a blacksmith with 30 years of experience. Safety, tools, techniques, […]

$395

Basic Coppersmithing Class

Tillers International 10515 E. OP Ave, Scotts, MI, United States

This is a beginner's class for those who are interested in learning the basic skills to manipulate copper. Students begin by learning to deburr, clean and anneal copper. Basic hammer control introduces texturing. Design layout and chasing will add another skill level by introducing chisels and their unlimited uses. Students will also learn the technique […]

$395

Blacksmithing Class – Foundational Techniques

John C. Campbell Folk School 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC, United States

Learn the basics of building and maintaining a fire, as well as hammer control, and start making small projects-hooks, leaves, and decorative pieces. With your foundational skills in hand, progress to larger items including fire pokers and shovels. Work with several types of forge welds and unravel the mystery of tempering. By the end of […]

$792

Basic Blacksmith Skills Boot Camp and Tool Making

John C. Campbell Folk School 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC, United States

Take your first steps towards the forge! First, learn how to maintain a coal fire and practice points discipline for hammering. Then, achieve good, clean hammer control and progress to tool making. Forge, harden, and temper your own punches, chisels, and tongs while learning about steel. Watch your skills develop as you use tools you’ve […]

$792

BIPOC Carpentry Fundamentals Course

Yestermorrow Vermont Campus 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT, United States

This two-day course is a brief introduction to the vast world of carpentry. Students will learn key vocabulary and will become comfortable using basic hand tools. Through the completion of a small project, such as a chicken coop, students will gain confidence and fundamental knowledge to pursue future carpentry projects. Thanks to a grant from […]

$500

Women’s+ Intro to the Woodshop Class

Yestermorrow Vermont Campus 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT, United States

  It's time! Conquer your fears and discover the joys of using a wide variety of power tools in a safe, friendly and supportive environment. We'll learn the basics of working with wood as we gain hands-on experience with the table saw, chop saw, router, jigsaw and drill press. Each student will build a Shaker-style […]

$500

Traditional Knife Forging Class – Blacksmithing

John C. Campbell Folk School 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC, United States

Build a knife by applying only forging techniques and construction processes used by smiths of old. We will emphasize using hammer skills to move and shape hot metal and shaping and surfacing with files. Also, learn about hardening and tempering by heat, color and eye, using hand tools to construct and rivet wooden handles. Finish […]

$660

Advanced Blacksmithing Course

John C. Campbell Folk School 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC, United States

2-Week Course Following the tradition of Francis Whitaker, students will have the opportunity to focus on fine ornamental iron work for a personal, predesigned project. In addition to working on individual projects, students will share and learn from the techniques used in their fellow classmate’s work. Students must be able to perform a dropped-tongs forge weld, make upset square corners, and freehand scrolls. Predesigned projects must be submitted to instructors before class begins. Please […]

$1,584

Women’s+ Basic Carpentry Class, September Session

Yestermorrow Vermont Campus 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT, United States

This course gives students a basic overview of general terms, tools, and techniques used in the field of carpentry.  Learn how to safely use a wide range of hand and power tools in a supportive environment while building a small structure such as a shed or playhouse.  We'll go over house framing and layout while […]

$815

Beginner Blacksmithing Class – September 2024

New England School of Metalworking 7 Albiston Way, Auburn, ME, United States

"Lighting the Fire" with Lucas Damen Class runs: September 17-20 Tuition: $600 Material fee: $50 Skill level: Beginner and up, all welcome In this four-day class, we will cover all the basics for the beginner blacksmith. From tool introductions and ergonomics to hands-on forging techniques and the process of planning and executing several small projects. […]

$650

Intro to Blacksmithing Class: September Sessions

Tillers International 10515 E. OP Ave, Scotts, MI, United States

This fast-paced introduction to smithing moves you through the fundamentals: basic hammer skills, heat treating, forge welding, and identification of “found” steels. By the end of the second day students will be turned loose to make interesting forged pieces with the support and collaboration of a blacksmith with 30 years of experience. Safety, tools, techniques, […]

$395

Traditional Coopering Class

John C. Campbell Folk School 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC, United States

Subject: Woodworking Skill Level: All Levels Duration: September 22-28 Cost: $792 + $65 materials fee   Coopering is the ancient art of making wooden vessels such as barrels, butter churns, buckets, canteens, pitchers, piggins, etc. using only wood for staves and wood white oak bands with no nails or glue. Learn how to use the […]

$792

Timber Framing Course

Yestermorrow Vermont Campus 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Over the last two decades, the historic craft of timber framing in residential construction has experienced a revival. Experience the fundamentals of designing and constructing a timber frame using mortise and tenon joinery. Students will learn layout techniques, tool use and sharpening, and joinery cutting methods as we work on a small timber frame project, […]

$1035

Introduction to Timber Framing Class: September

Tillers International 10515 E. OP Ave, Scotts, MI, United States

This class is taught by an experienced builder of timber-framed structures, Chris Newman, and by a structural engineer with decades of experience, Tom Nehil. Both are members of the Timber Framers Guild. Students can expect to begin hands-on learning within a few hours of the first day of class. Tom will discuss design elements and […]

$925