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Blacksmithing Fundamentals Workshop

The New Agrarian School 990 McCaffrey Road, Bigfork, MT, United States

This class is designed for people with little or no experience in blacksmithing. We’ll cover the basic theory and practice in the craft, introductory metallurgy, and basic tool design and use. Each day will involve demonstrations of basic techniques and projects, with most of the time spent with students working on projects that involve the […]

$975

ABANA National Curriculum Level-2 Blacksmithing Workshop

Hart Moore Blacksmithing Studio 1049 Wharton Furnace Road, Farmington, PA, United States

This is a project-based workshop centered on the ABANA National Blacksmith Curriculum, focusing on the NC L-2 curriculum, up to but not including the L-2 grille. We will start with forge welding using the basket-handled poker project, which contains a cornucopia of welding techniques. Evening activities will concentrate on hand tooling and basic heat treatment. […]

$795

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

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

Blacksmithing Basics: Hooks and Hairpins Workshop

Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Learn to hammer hot metal at the Carrie Blast Furnaces! Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Location: 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15218 This three-hour introductory workshop is a great way to explore the art of blacksmithing and create something unique. Participants will learn the basics of forging steel and use essential blacksmithing tools […]

$90

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

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

Blacksmithing Basics: Hooks and Hairpins Workshop

Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Learn to hammer hot metal at the Carrie Blast Furnaces! Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Location: 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15218 This three-hour introductory workshop is a great way to explore the art of blacksmithing and create something unique. Participants will learn the basics of forging steel and use essential blacksmithing tools […]

$90

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

Beginning Blacksmithing Workshop

The New Agrarian School 990 McCaffrey Road, Bigfork, MT, United States

Try blacksmithing for the first time or brush up on your skills in this basic blacksmithing class. Students will be guided through a series of exercises that are designed to teach the language of forging and build your confidence working with hot metal. As you grow more confident, we will progress to making useful items […]

$975

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

Half-Day Craft Workshops – Ages 14+

Touchstone Center for Crafts 1049 Wharton Furnace Road, Farmington, PA, United States

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at working in a craft medium? In these exciting half-day (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) workshops for ages 14 and older, you will learn new techniques and processes while creating hands-on projects in the medium of your choosing. Projects vary and may utilize different materials and techniques […]

$150

Blacksmithing Basics: Hooks and Hairpins Workshop

Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Learn to hammer hot metal at the Carrie Blast Furnaces! Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Location: 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15218 This three-hour introductory workshop is a great way to explore the art of blacksmithing and create something unique. Participants will learn the basics of forging steel and use essential blacksmithing tools […]

$90

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

Blacksmithing Basics: Hooks and Hairpins Workshop

Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Learn to hammer hot metal at the Carrie Blast Furnaces! Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Location: 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15218 This three-hour introductory workshop is a great way to explore the art of blacksmithing and create something unique. Participants will learn the basics of forging steel and use essential blacksmithing tools […]

$90

Parent and Teen Blacksmithing Class – October

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

Intro to Blacksmithing Class: October

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

Blacksmithing I Class for Women

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

Blacksmithing for Women is the same class at our normal blacksmithing class except that it’s for women. We’ve been asked many times for this class and will continue to offer it as long as people are demanding it. This introduction to blacksmithing covers the same projects as Blacksmithing I as well as all the same […]

$395

Blacksmithing Basics: Hooks and Hairpins Workshop

Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Learn to hammer hot metal at the Carrie Blast Furnaces! Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Location: 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15218 This three-hour introductory workshop is a great way to explore the art of blacksmithing and create something unique. Participants will learn the basics of forging steel and use essential blacksmithing tools […]

$90

Blacksmithing Basics: Hooks and Hairpins Workshop

Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Learn to hammer hot metal at the Carrie Blast Furnaces! Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Location: 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15218 This three-hour introductory workshop is a great way to explore the art of blacksmithing and create something unique. Participants will learn the basics of forging steel and use essential blacksmithing tools […]

$90

Intro to Blacksmithing Class: November 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

Intro to Blacksmithing Class: December

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, […]

$295

Beginner Blacksmithing Class – December 2024

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

Beginner Blacksmithing with Dereck Glaser Class runs: December 3-6 Tuition: $550 Material fee: $50 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 forges […]

$600

Blacksmithing Basics: Hooks and Hairpins Workshop

Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Learn to hammer hot metal at the Carrie Blast Furnaces! Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Location: 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15218 This three-hour introductory workshop is a great way to explore the art of blacksmithing and create something unique. Participants will learn the basics of forging steel and use essential blacksmithing tools […]

$90