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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...
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...
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,...
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...
Bladesmithing experience day - Wiltshire
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Bladesmithing experience day - Wiltshire
Wiltshire - Next course on 6th October 2019
£155
Can you handle the heat?! Want to experience what it takes to make your own knife? Under the tutelage of Graham Clarke you will learn to make a fully useable carbon steel knife. During your day you will: * Shape your knife using a gas forge, hammer, anvil. * Normalise your blade in the gas forge * Grind your blade to it's near finished shape * Heat-treat your blade (without the fiery theatricals as seen on television) * Finish grind and sharpen your blade. Graham is a qualified Metallurgist and...
Blacksmith for a day with Adrian Woods: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
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Blacksmith for a day with Adrian Woods: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria - Next course on 7th October 2019
£115
For availability on courses please see our website above, thank you. Take artistic blacksmith Adrian Wood arriving with his apprentice Lee from Cleveland equipped with 4 portable blacksmithing furnaces, 8 anvils and many tools and you have the ingredients for a perfect blacksmithing day... Our Blacksmith for a day courses run throughout the year Ramshead Firepokers or Sculptural garden flowers. Please see our website for which course runs on which date. Adrian and his able apprentice will arrive early to set up his mobile forges for 8 people on the...
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Residential Knife Making course in Pembrokshire
Pembrokeshire - Next course on 11th October 2019
£300
A unique chance to make a hand forged- knife with Arian Leljak, a craftsman who has made traditional hand crafted Knives for the past 20 years. Arrivals from 6 pm and the workshop will run from 7-9pm Friday, 9-1pm and 2-5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Meals will be provided ; (please state requirements) Accommodation is dormitory style. There is also one single room, and room for people to bring camper vans if they prefer. The cost for the weekend is £300 Limited to 6 places. The knife-making process has 3...
Blacksmithing taster course one day
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Blacksmithing taster course one day
Herefordshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£150
Come and experience the wonderful world of Blacksmithing in a purpose designed, acoustically insulated workshop at the end of a lane in the idyllic Welsh Marches, in the hamlet of Stapleton, one and a half miles from the border town of Presteigne. The workshop at Bluefoot Forge is fully fitted out with 3 forges, anvils and all associated hand tools you will need for a full on blacksmithing experience, and with Pete Smith, a practicing blacksmith of 42 years experience in the field, including 10 years teaching practice at the...

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