Blacksmithing 101 Adult Class (Must be 18)

Fee: $120.00 + Museum Membership (required)

Time: 9am-3pm

Students will learn to light and work with a coal forge to heat metal and use hammers and other tools to forge, bend and twist metal into desired shapes. Students will work on three projects (one each month) including their first pair of blacksmith tongs. A limited class size and low student:teacher ratio ensures plenty of coaching as you learn.  


Students must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Natural fiber clothing only.

Students should bring comfortable eye protection and a 24-40 oz. wood-handled hammer (ball peen or the Craftsman/Vaughn blacksmith hammer - NO claw hammers!) Hearing protection, leather apron, and drinking water are recommended.


Please read all requirements before signing up

Membership, pre-registration and payment is required before attending first class as new student space is limited.

$120.00 covers three consecutive months, students must attend all classes in their assigned session (i.e. Jan, Feb and March) and includes instruction time, coal and steel fees.


If you are unable to attend a class due to an emergency you may reschedule once by making prior arrangements with Marie Smith in the Museum office.  There will be a $10 rescheduling fee.


There are no refunds for NO SHOWS.


A confirmation email with your class coupons will be emailed to you no later than the Thursday before your first class.

This form must be completed to officially register for the Blacksmithing 101 class.  Payment only will not hold your spot.  Thank you. 

Blacksmithing 101 Registration

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