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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...
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...
Beginners Course in Blacksmithing @ Hot Milk Forge
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Beginners Course in Blacksmithing @ Hot Milk Forge
County Antrim
£90
Book the Weekend Course Complete introduction to Artist Blacksmithing - Beginners Course If you have never lifted a hammer before but you thought Blacksmithing looks like fun and you would love to give it a go, this class is for you. By the end of the two days you will have completed a beautiful hand forged Flower Basket Hanger for your own home. Additionally you will be introduced to the majority of the basic skills of Blacksmithing. Including: Scrolling, Drawing down, Twisting, upsetting, riveting... etc.
Blacksmith for a day in the Yorkshire Dales
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Blacksmith for a day in the Yorkshire Dales
Yorkshire - Next course on 8th March 2020
£100
Blacksmithing for beginners course with Adrian Wood Tutor Adrian Wood leads workshops in Blacksmithing in many venues across the north of the country. His courses are always popular and fill up very quickly. He works on decorative blacksmithing commissions for many clients in his own forge at Hornby, Teeside when he's not teaching others. You will need to wear layers of old clothing as it can be hot work and sensible shoes (not plastic). Safety glasses will be provided along with a thick apron. Mobile forges and anvils are set...
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...
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...
Hot Forging in Beautiful Georgian Bath
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Hot Forging in Beautiful Georgian Bath
Somerset
£110
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 to avoid disappointment. Our workshops are open to anyone aged 16+.
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...
Blacksmithing Introductory Course - one day
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Blacksmithing Introductory Course - one day
Northamptonshire - Next course on 9th November 2019
£120
This one day course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the metal on the anvil – then bending, forming and quenching your work until it is transformed from a length of steel bar into your own unique hook or candle holder! The course is...
One Day Introduction to Blacksmithing
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One Day Introduction to Blacksmithing
Shropshire
£120
Introduction to Blacksmithing course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. This one day, structured course introduces beginners to some fundamental metal forging techniques. Step-by-step demonstrations will be given, and participants supervised and encouraged as they apply the techniques to making a piece of ironwork to take home. You will need to wear: old clothes (non-synthetic) /overalls and sturdy boots. Please bring leather gloves if you have any. Frazer can provide weekday courses for groups of 2-4 people, please contact the office to arrange a suitable date. Tutor: Frazer Picot Accessibility...
Blacksmithing courses
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Blacksmithing courses
Hampshire
£120
If you've ever watched a blacksmithing demonstration and thought you'd like to find out for yourself what it's like to be a blacksmith, I, Lucille, am here to open the forge door and welcome you into the fascinating world of blacksmithing. I have many years teaching experience in Design and Technology and have now forged a new creative path developing my own artistic skills and teaching beginners blacksmithing in my workshop. The blacksmith experience days are based around using both traditional and modern techniques to make a wide range of...

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