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Anvil Forge

Contact Name: John Loveluck

Telephone: 07986997805

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The forge
Blackcroft farm

Anvil Forge
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Anvil Forge's Courses

Blacksmith Experience Days, the original 'day in the life of a blacksmith' course at Anvil Forge, based on Blackcroft Farm in Wokingham near Reading. Everything you make on the day is yours to take away. Everyone makes a fire poker as the first project and we then proceed to make a project which can be an idea you have or an item we guide you on, which can be discussed with us in advance. Anvil...
Berkshire - Next course on 20th January 2018
Our new course by popular request. The two day chefs knife course is designed for beginners that have no or little experience in metalwork or blacksmithing. The course starts with a quick safety talk and a cup of coffee. To ensure we all produce a working knife which is a fully useable tool, we fortunate to have a visiting expert Steve Nowacki as a guest tutor who will be leading the class . Steve won...
Berkshire - Next course on 24th February 2018
This a new course for anyone who loves Dragons or 'Game of Thrones' fans who would like to make their own metal dragon. The end result is a dragon with a 2ft ( 600mm) wingspan that could possibly be converted to breathe fire or smoke. The course is run over 2 days and includes a pub lunch on the first day and a complimentary packed lunch on the second day. We will start at 9.30...
The one day knife making course is designed for beginners that have no or little experience in metalwork or blacksmithing. The course starts with a quick safety talk and a cup of coffee. Once we are all settled in the first task is to make a fire poker which will give everyone some hammering skills and a feel of how the material will react once its heated. The knife we make is a Viking one...
Berkshire - Next course on 28th January 2018
Due to the popularity of our Blacksmith Experience Days , Viking Knife Classes and Dragon Making classes we have decided to add a special experience day for all the juniors who want to have a go at metalwork. The class is tailored towards 8years + who come with either Dad or Mum. The options are fairly open and are discussed before attending the class and are designed with the child in mind and their aspirations....
Berkshire - Next course on 29th April 2018
The Star Wars one day class is a new one day event that is designed to allow Sci Fi fans to marry traditional blacksmithing and modern metalwork with a love of all their favourite iconic science fiction items/sculptures. We have found that there have been quite a few sculptures made on the standard 'Blacksmith Day' so now have a chance for like minded people to attend a class solely featuring futuristic sculptures made with ancient...