A Taste of Blacksmithing

Classes Limited to 10 students

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

Course Fee - $110

No Classes Currently Planned Due to Covid-19

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.  

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.  

207 Greenfield Rd, Colrain, MA  01340
phone: 413-624-1200
fax: 413-624-1201

email: artisans@morrellmetalsmiths.com

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