Two person 'Have a Bash' at Blacksmithing course in Shropshire

Blacksmith's knives and smiles all round!
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Description

Come and ‘Have a Bash’ at Blacksmithing on a one-day, introduction course! The process of heating and forging hot metal is fun, fascinating and should be enjoyed by everyone (albeit pretty hard work!!)

Simply click on 'Ask a question' to arrange a course date!!

Jake Hedge is a fully accredited Blacksmith from the National School of Blacksmithing who now runs his own Forge at a Sawmill in Onibury, set in the beautiful Shropshire hills near Ludlow. “Thanks to Jake’s patient and calm teaching” you’ll have no problem getting to grips with the fire and will be swinging a hammer with intent in no time!

The day starts at 9:45 where we’ll meet at the forge, a complimentary hot drink starts the day followed by a brief safety talk. Jake will then demonstrate the first piece you'll forge, guiding you through the process. Then it's hammers to the ready and get to forging some hot metal!!

If you’re not opposed Jake will also take a few ‘action shots’ throughout the day so you’ll be emailed some hi-res images of you working at the forge.

Flexible booking any day other than Sundays subject to availability. Simply send me a message to arrange a course date!!

At the moment all heating of your steel will be done using a gas forge.

***** “What a great experience, Jake was a brilliant tutor when two of us spent a day at his Forge, taking care to show how to do the work and his relaxed manner made it a cracking day. I would recommend this to anyone, what a blast, top man, cheers Jake.” - Arthur Hinton.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All tools, safety equipment & materials provided and plenty of Tea & Coffee. Lunch not included so please bring your own.

Maker

Jake Hedge at Hedge Ironworks

Venue

The Sawmill
Onibury
Shropshire
SY7 9BJ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Children
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

5 hours (9:45am to 3:00pm)

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