BASIC BLACKSMITHING

First Saturday-Sunday of The Month, January-December.

  Fast-paced introduction to blacksmithing teaches you the fundamentals — basic hammer skills, heat treating, forge welding and identification of “found” metals. A hands-on highlight of blacksmithing. Safety training included. Come ready to make the sparks fly. Materials provided. Must be at least 18 years old to enroll.. Younger students must be pre-approved at least one week in advance. ENROLLMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE CLASS. Enrollments are subject to availability.

SITE: Smithy. FEE: $100. TIME: 10 hours over two days, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

BLACKSMITHING 2.0

Second Saturday-Sunday of The Month, February-December

  Once you learn the basics of blacksmithing, it’s time to learn to make something. And that’s exactly what’s in store during this fun, informative, hands-on advanced blacksmithing class, offering instruction stepping up your skill level. Materials provided. Basic Blacksmithing class is required as a prerequisite for taking this class. Must be at least 18 years old to enroll. ENROLLMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE CLASS. Enrollments are subject to availability.

SITE: Smithy. FEE: $100. TIME: 10 hours over 2 days, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

KNIFEMAKING

Third Saturday-Sunday of The Month, January-November

  Blacksmithing meets cutlery and weaponry in this specialty class where students apply their skills as a smithy to learn how to make a knife. The hands-on sessions include hammer skills, designs and more. Materials provided. Blacksmithing 2.0 is required as a prerequisite for taking this class. Must be at least 18 years old to enroll. Younger students must be pre-approved at least one week in advance. ENROLLMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE CLASS. Enrollments are subject to availability.

SITE: Smithy. FEE: $150. TIME: 10 hours over 2 days, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

DECORATIVE METALWORK

Fourth Saturday-Sunday of The Month, January-November

  Once you learn your way around a hot-metal forge, this class will teach you how to employ your new skills to make a variety of items from barbeque tools to garden ornaments. This hands-on class will advance your hammer-and-tong skills and spark creativity. Blacksmithing 2.0 is required as a prerequisite for taking this class. Must be at least 18 years old to enroll. Younger students must be pre-approved at least one week in advance. ENROLLMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE CLASS. Enrollments are subject to availability.

SITE: Smithy. FEE: $150. TIME: 10 hours over 2 days, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.