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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...
Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
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Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
North Yorkshire - Next course on 26th August 2019
£350
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...
Womens' handbag and men's spouch in the style of a leather sporran - Viking style pouch
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Womens' handbag and men's spouch in the style of a leather sporran - Viking style pouch
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th August 2019
£85
Learn to make a small shoulder bag. This will give you all the techniques used in traditional leather craft including cutting out a template, hole punching, dying the edges and using saddle stich to sew it together. An embossed design is placed on the front. Limited to 8 places.
Forge a rustic blacksmith bushcraft knife
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Forge a rustic blacksmith bushcraft knife
North Yorkshire - Next course on 30th August 2019
£195
To make the blacksmith knife you will heat a piece of 1055 steel in the gas/coal forge. Shape it with a hammer and anvil as well as drawing out the metal for the handle. The blade is tempered beforehand so that it is easier to work with. You will learn to bevel the knife edge and use a grinder, heat treat it in the forge and quench it. Start time for the course is 9 am, finishing at 5pm. Courses are run every Friday. Over 18s only. Students must be...
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 - Next course on 6th September 2019
£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...
A metalwork taster course with The Iron Lady
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A metalwork taster course with The Iron Lady
West Sussex - Next course on 7th September 2019
£295
This two day course will introduce you to different methods and techniques used within the metal industry, and you will come away with a finished product at the end (ornamental garden flower, weather vane or a wall mounted coat rack). What will you be doing over the two days: • Hot forming of metal using the forge. • Cold forming of metal – folding, rolling, and shaping. • Welding – TIG, MIG and stick. • Plasma cutting. • Grinding. • Metal finishing – painting, polishing, mark making, engraving. *limited to...
Blacksmithing experience one day course
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Blacksmithing experience one day course
East Riding of Yorkshire
£150
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 welcomed in and shown around the old forge and a short insite on the basics...
Blacksmithing course one day: Red Anvil School of Blacksmithing
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Blacksmithing course one day: Red Anvil School of Blacksmithing
Devon - Next course on 21st September 2019
£100
The educational blacksmithing courses at Red Anvil School of Blacksmithing, situated near Halwell in South Devon, are free ranging in order to provide opportunities to learn the traditional skills and techniques of the craft, as well as encouraging individual contemporary projects using skills I have developed in my day to day working life. The metal will be heated either by coal fire or by gas furnace, hammered by hand and hammer on the anvil, to forge a variety of small pieces to fulfil the experience of being a blacksmith for...
An introduction to blacksmithing in London/Essex
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An introduction to blacksmithing in London/Essex
Essex - Next course on 21st September 2019
£52.99
On this course you will learn: The core techniques used by blacksmiths to shape steel. You will be learn how to bend and shape steel using a gas forge, hammers and anvils. We will guide you through the steps needed to make a simple object that incorporates many of the fundamental techniques used by blacksmiths. What will I make on the course? By the end of the class you will have made a beautiful toasting fork that will be the pride of your camp fire. Who is the course suitable...
Three day blacksmithing course
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Three day blacksmithing course
Powys - Next course on 24th September 2019
£450
Learn blacksmithing with master blacksmith Pete Smith at Bluefoot Forge on the English/Welsh border. This 3 day course is suitable for beginners and those with experience and will start by unravelling the mysteries of the fire. Pete will do a demonstration on basic hammer skills, techniques and working rhythm, whilst also demonstrating process and process design, to create the first artefact you will make. As each day progresses, you will increase your knowledge and your skills will improve. Pete will give numerous short demonstrations and you will receive close guidance...
Blacksmithing 2 day courses
Blacksmithing 2 day courses
East Riding of Yorkshire
£275
Our two day course is a unique opertunity to spend two days in the working enviroment of the artist blacksmith, you will use a traditional coke fired forge on a series on small projects that you can take away and cherish for life. You will be using hand hammer, blacksmiths tongs and associated forging tools throughout the day. Discount for pair and multiple bookings. On this 2 day course we will making a bouquet of flowers ranging from 3-5 depending on how each individual gets on, check our page for...

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