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89 blacksmithing workshops found

Blacksmithing involves heating metal (wrought iron and steel) on a forge then hammering, drawing and bending it, requiring strength, perseverance and considerable skill! Visit one of these fascinating forges and experience the hot fire, bellows and iconic anvil...

£120
Suffolk
Looking for a completely unique date? After something a little different? then our rose making course is perfect! Suitable for both couples, friends and family, our three hour rose making shop is held at our forge in the Heart of Suffolk. Starting with basic forging techniques, we guide you through the hand forging of the stem, followed by texturing the petals and joining the two together using traditional joinery. Following which, we talk you through...
£150
East Riding of Yorkshire
Come along to our Rustic knives Workshop and leave with a Hand forged razor shape knife! Design, craft, sharpen. Come along to our tranquil village forge in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds where you will get to experience the life of a village blacksmiths/blade-smith for the day. This course will provide you will all the necessary information needed in order to craft a hand forged knife share enough to shave with! No previous experience needed.
£290
Tees Valley
You will learn how to make a blacksmith's basic tool kit. Over the three days you will make a complete set of the most essential tools needed to get you started and to become self-sufficient. All the tools you make will be yours to keep. Once in possession of this toolkit, you will be able to go on to make more tools for yourself. Many people who have taken the 3-day beginner's course find that...
£500
South Yorkshire
Master the art of hand raising, with contemporary silversmith Charlotte Tollyfield, and create your very own Sterling Silver whisky tumbler. One of Charlotte’s most successful designs, this intensive course allows you to craft the perfect vessel for your favourite dram. Ideal for the true connoisseur. You will spend three days with Charlotte in her workshop in the heart of Sheffield, where you will learn the techniques of annealing, blocking, raising and plannishing whilst creating your...
£150
Shropshire
Have you ever fancied having a go at blacksmithing? Why not give it a try on our one day rose making workshop!? Situated in the beautiful Shropshire hills, Jake Hedge runs a fully equipped workshop offering a variety of tailor made courses for all skill levels. Come and 'have a bash'at this ancient craft and leave with a beautifully forged rose each...and maybe the odd blister!! £150 per person maximum of 2 people per course....
£150
East Riding of Yorkshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
Come along to our Blacksmithing experience day set in the beautiful village of Burton Agnes, experience what it is like to be a master crafts man and get to fire up a coke forge for the day and use all the traditional tools and skills still used today. Based in the yorkshire wolds we offer one day course to all levels of budding enthusiasts from the ages of 16+ (accompanied by adult), you will be...
£235
South Yorkshire
Design and create a sterling silver spoon, with contemporary silversmith Charlotte Tollyfield, and then have it hallmarked at The Sheffield Assay Office. Have a go at making an extra special keepsake, christening present or wedding gift. You will spend two days with Charlotte in her workshop in the heart of Sheffield, where you will learn the techniques of forging, forming and soldering whilst creating your own silver spoon to have hallmarked and take home. Charlotte...
£110
Somerset
Excellent Gift for a Unique and Skill Building Experience... Ironart are delighted to offer one-day ‘Introduction to Blacksmithing’ at our workshops in Larkhall, on the outskirts of beautiful Georgian Bath. These one-day courses are aimed at complete beginners and are tutored by two of Ironart’s most experienced artist blacksmiths: Jason Balchin and Martin Smith. Ironart one-day blacksmithing are limited to just four people per session and tend to sell out quickly, so please book early...
£160
Dorset
During this day in a traditional village blacksmiths forge you will learn the basics of metalwork, and have a tour of projects in progress at the workshop. You will practice the techniques of forging metal into traditional forms such as points, curls and twists, and create your own poker, hooks, or similar project to take home. As this course is limited to two people, you can work together on one project or If you go...
£180
Powys
Please get in touch for course dates. This blacksmithing evening course will run for 5 consecutive weeks with experienced blacksmith and tutor Pete Smith of Bluefoot Forge on the Welsh border. The course will start with a short health and safety talk, followed by an explanation of the workings of the fire, fire control and working heat colours. Pete will do a demonstration on basic hammer skills, techniques and working rhythm, whilst also demonstrating process...

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