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A Taste of Blacksmithing

Classes Limited to 10 students

10 a.m. until 4 p.m. (1 hour for lunch)

Course Fee - $110

Class Description:

Our best selling class, the Taste of Blacksmithing is a one-day introduction to this ancient craft.  Work at your own forging station and learn all the basics from two master smiths.  You will take home a useful household tool, made with your own hands!  

2019 - 2020 Schedule

Syllabus:

10am - 11pm:

11am - 1pm:

1pm - 2pm:

2pm - 4pm:

History of blacksmithing, learning the equipment, basic safety, and initial demonstration.

Start forging! Materials handed out, stations assigned, and fires lit. 

Lunch Break 

Additional forging, demonstrations, and project completion.  

November 16th, 2019 - This Class is Full

December 14th, 2019 - This Class is Full

January 18th, 2020 - 8 Spots Available

February 15th, 2020 - 10 Spots Available

March 21st, 2020 - 10 Spots Available

April 18th, 2020 - 10 Spots Available

May 16th, 2020 - 8 Spots Available

June 13th, 2020 - 10 Spots Available

Particulars:

  • Please wear closed-toed shoes and long pants while participating.  

  • Lunch is not provided.  Please pack a lunch or enjoy a delicious sandwich from Pine Hill Orchards

  • If you have a blacksmiths hammer you've been wanting to try, bring it along!  Otherwise, all you need for the class will be provided. 

  • Ages 13 and up

  • For children under 18, parental permission may need to be obtained.  

Rescheduling Policy:

Class deposits are non-refundable. However, if you notify us two weeks in advance of the class that you would like to move your spot to a later class, we will do so at no charge. Within that two week mark, there will be a fee equal to 50% of the overall course price in order to reschedule.