Course Provider: Phoenix Forge
Contact Name: Will Holland
Course Length: 1 Day
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Blacksmiths Experience Day
Our Blacksmithing Courses are designed to give you an introduction in to the ancient craft of blacksmithing. You will get to spend the day at the forge learning the basic techniques that will equip you with the skills and confidence to develop further.
The day will be spent at the anvil working with hot steel, sparks and fire. Over the day we will cover the basics of ; Forging, Forming, Bending and Joining which makes up the fundamental skills that have been used by blacksmiths for thousands of years.
The courses are run by professional full time blacksmiths Sam Pask and Will Holland AWCB of Phoenix Forge. Sam and Will are dedicated to passing on their skills and techniques to enable students to turn their ideas in to real physical objects. The courses are typically run in small groups of no more than 3 people to ensure that everyone gets as much one on one tuition as they require to develop their skills.
The courses are run in our own dedicated forge, which is relaxed working environment you will be given the time to progress at your own speed to build your confidence in working with the tools and the hot metal.
If you have done some forging already that’s great too, we can demonstrate more elaborate techniques and tricks to help you progress further.
What's included in the price?
All the tools, materials, P.P.E (safety glasses, hearing protection, apron, etc)
Free tea, coffee and Squash provided. But please bring your own packed lunch along.
You will need to wear work type clothes, no nylon or synthetics etc. – (Jeans and T shirt most appropriate expect sparks & flames)
Also safety boots are preferred other wise leather or walking boots are best, no open toed footwear is allowed in the forge for safety reasons.