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A Taste of Blacksmithing

One day intro class ~ no experience necessary

About the Class

A one-day introduction to the ancient craft of blacksmithing - perfect for beginners!  Our expert smiths will take you through the basics of blacksmithing, then lead you through making your first item. End result: a hand-made project, by you, to take home and use. 

Schedule

10am - 11pm: 
 

11am - 1pm:
 

1pm - 2pm: 

2pm - 4pm: 

History of Blacksmithing, basic safety and equipment details, and initial demonstration.

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

Lunch Break (please bring your own, or plan to eat at Pine Hill Orchards)

Class continues: demonstration, final project finished.

2020 Schedule

 

Capacity per session: 10 students
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (1 hour break for lunch)
Course Tuition: $110
Prerequisites: none

Due to COVID-19, classes and workshops are currently on hold.

Please check back in early 2021 for updates. Thank you

Details

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

  • Lunch is not provided.  Please pack a lunch or enjoy a delicious sandwich from nearby 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. 

  • Available to all those ages 13 and up.

  • For students under 18, parental permission is required.  

Rescheduling Policy

Class deposits are non-refundable. However, if you notify us up to two weeks (14 days) before class,  you may switch to a later session at no extra charge.
 
14 days before the class and later: If you would like to change classes within two weeks of the start date, there will be a fee equal to 50% of the class price in order to reschedule. 

Contact

207 Greenfield Rd, Colrain, MA  01340

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