Classes for Beginners

If you can routinely drive a nail without making hammer marks in the wood you drive the nail into, you should be fine.

Beginning Blacksmithing classes are designed to give you basic instruction on correct hammer control, basic fire maintenance, and the most commonly used blacksmithing processes; drawing a taper, bending, and twisting. Anyone with reasonable eye/hand coordination can handle this without prerequisite knowledge. Please pack a lunch, or plan to visit Publix or the Subway, just a short drive from the shop. Spaces are limited and class slots are filled on a first come-first served basis.

An Introduction to Blacksmithing

An Introduction to Blacksmithing

Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about this class:For the blacksmithing class, we’ll be working in a coal forge. We’ll forge a fire tool that will teach you fundamental forging skills and leave you with a tool you can use in a home forge, or in...

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Basic Bladesmithing

Basic Bladesmithing

Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about this class:For the bladesmithing class, we'll be working in a propane forge. We'll forge, profile, rough grind, and harden a 'blacksmith's knife' similar to the attached photo. You'll get a basic...

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