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

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

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

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

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

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

Stone Masonry Class: September Sessions

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

Instructors will take you through the history and theory of stone construction, making of mortar, and shaping of fieldstone into building stone. Presentations will provide insight into geology and the characteristics of different stone types, the mechanics of splitting and dressing stone, and the evolution of mortar systems from ancient to modern. You will then […]

$850

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

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