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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...
Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'B' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
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Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'B' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
Surrey - Next course on 28th September 2019
£290
Our 'B' course is led by Ambrose Burne, who introduces his students to the basic operations with some set pieces; then it becomes more design-based and experimental, with an exploration of the students' own ideas developed with Ambrose's help. It’s a good idea - but not compulsory - to think about what you might want to make in advance, in very general terms – don’t be too ambitious - entrance gates really aren't a possibility! Ambrose teaches on the BA Degree course in Artist Blacksmithing at Hereford College of Arts,...
Knife Making and Bladesmith classes
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Knife Making and Bladesmith classes
Berkshire
£175
The one day knife making course is designed for beginners that have no or little experience in metalwork or blacksmithing. The course starts with a quick safety talk and a cup of coffee. Once we are all settled in the first task is to make a fire poker which will give everyone some hammering skills and a feel of how the material will react once its heated. The knife we make is a Viking one piece knife which is great piece for a beginner to work on as it have...
Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
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Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
North Yorkshire - Next course on 20th September 2019
£400
This course runs Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm. This course can be run as a one to one or for a small group of three people. On this course you will spend two days forging a knife and will be working with 1075 steel. On the first day between 10 am and 2pm approx you will be forging the knife. After lunch (one hour), you will start shaping the knife on the grinder. Whether it be a full tang or hidden tang that you forge, you will draw...
Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'O' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
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Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'O' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
Surrey
£340
The 'O' course is led by Peat Oberon, award-winning blacksmith, and inspiring and sympathetic teacher; assisted by Eamonn Kenward. The courses are suitable for absolute beginners, male or female, from the age of about 14 upwards; or for metalworkers seeking to gain a basic understanding of iron-forging. A place on one of Peat's courses makes a fabulous birthday, Christmas or anniversary present - some recipients have said it's the best present they've ever had! Classes are limited to 8 students, each with a fully-equipped workstation. Peat Oberon introduces students to...
Blacksmithing one day introductory course with optional use of power hammer
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Blacksmithing one day introductory course with optional use of power hammer
Leicestershire
£150
1 day course available to one or two people from 11am to approximately 5/6pm. I cover all the basic forging practices required to start blacksmithing as a hobby, using a coke forge, anvil, hammer and power hammer to draw metal out to a taper, scrolling, set downs, punching, cutting with a chisel and twisting. We can make something on the day such as a poker, Garden pot holder, coat hook or a simple forged knife. Please remember its a social environment of learning for the day! Please email, phone or...
Damascene knife making
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Damascene knife making
North Yorkshire - Next course on 2nd October 2019
£650
This is a three day course. The first day and a half is spent forge welding,1095 and 15N20 steel is used. You will draw out the steel, twisting to create a desired pattern. The next day and a half you will either make a knife or chopping knife. This course if for a maximum of two people. Over 18s only. Students must be at least 16 years of age, a parent or guardian must be in attendance for any minors. No prior bookings will be taken without a deposit of...
One day blacksmithing class
One day blacksmithing class
Norfolk
£150
This course will teach the basics of blacksmithing, great for beginners that want an understanding of the basics of blacksmithing. Also can be adjusted for more advanced levels within the craft. At the start of the day we will have a design session then move onto crafting your item that you will take home with you at the end of the session.
Blacksmithing taster day courses in Yorkshire and the North East
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Blacksmithing taster day courses in Yorkshire and the North East
North Yorkshire
£110
Once the fires are lit and the health and safety chat out of the way we will get straight down to the business of hammering some hot steel. The day is fully hands on and as well as learning the basic principles of blacksmithing, you will make two unique items to take home with you. The first project is the snail key ring and after that, students will get to make a dragon themed coat-hook. Techniques for tapering, hole punching, splitting and riveting will be covered. The Forge workshop is...
Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School
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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School
East Sussex
£175
Traditional Blacksmithing one day tuition run by an award winning blacksmith with over 18 years hand forging experience. Firebird forge is located in the heart of one of the oldest private estates in the south east and to the back of the forge is the woods where the stories of AA.Milne were set (The Hundred Acre Wood). The forge is in a 1500 square foot former dairy and has four individual forges with anvils and hand tools, along with a steel worker, a Sahinler Sm40 Powerhammer and a Hercules 75kg...
Blacksmithing, bladesmithing and metal craft
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Blacksmithing, bladesmithing and metal craft
Norfolk
£150
Join our friendly Blacksmithing Team for a full day's tuition in basic forging! Award winning, master blacksmith, Nigel Barnett will guide you through the basic skills of forging. You will have a go at making your own items to take home. The course is very hands-on and attendees will learn the skills required to create a variety of traditional ironmongery. Working at your own speed, tuition is on demonstration followed by one to one guidance basis. You can expect to do 6-7 hours of forging in the day. Courses are...

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