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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

What an amazing day. We both learnt so much. Mort is a very talented smith, patient and a great teacher. We have been buzzing since leaving the forge yesterday and marvelling at what Mort helped us to create. Many thanks Denise and Al.

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

A great day out. Mort is very engaging and knowledgeable. He has loads of anecdotes. The day flew by and I wish it could have been longer .
Brought home a lovely price of work.

Hope the cold is better now Mort.

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

What a great day! Mort was enthusiastic, knowledgeable, supportive and a store of great stories! He looked after us brilliantly and made sure we went home with something we can really treasure.

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

I had a very enjoyable and educational day blacksmithing with Mort at Firebird forge. It was good to learn new [to me] ways of welding and working metals under Mort's guidance. He has the right balance of teaching, leaving you to 'have a go' and helping out when you struggle with more technical aspects, usually making it look easy when he does it. The small groups of two or three people keep it friendly and personal. Many thanks for a great day.
Dave Moore

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

A fantastic day learning the basics of blacksmithing. Mort is a very friendly chap and made me feel very welcome. I'd not done blacksmithing before but Mort's teaching techniques soon made me feel as though I could give it go. The end results were pretty good for a complete beginner. I would recommend this to anyone who has even a slight interest in blacksmithing.

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

Great fun, Mort's a brilliant teacher and the experience was ultimately very satisfying.

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

Went to experience blacksmithing with a few friends. We had a fantastic time. Mort is a great teacher, he has so much knowledge. Mort lets you choose what you would like to made and helps come with ideas if still unsure. He helped me make a wedding cake knife for our wedding next year. Really good day, would like to go back and try making something else.

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

Excellent!!!

I had such a great day, Mort is very friendly and was an amazing teacher who was great at explaining everything we needed to know. I was in a group of three, and everyone had a brilliant time. We all went home dirty but with a smile from ear to ear. The day went extremely quickly, and I plan to return to expand on what I learnt and create even more difficult items. Thank you for a wonderful day.

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

Amazing day at the forge. To be guided through all the process needed to make, in my case, a draw knife was quite something. So much to learn and understand but at least I have some appreciation of what a skill this is. Thoroughly enjoyed the day and highly recommend this course. Thank you Dave.

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

My wife and I spent a very enjoyable day learning about the art of blacksmithing. Mort was so patient with us, explaining exactly what we should be doing. We made between us, and with Mort’s help, a wonderful bird feeder which now has pride of place in our garden! Our grown up children are waiting in the wings to do the same! We thoroughly recommend the course. Thank you Mort.

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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School

Mort is a great communicator and educator. We spent a thoroughly enjoyable day learning and practicing blacksmithing. Mort was demonstrating and guiding, and stepping in to help when we made missteps.
Julian (14 years) says:
Mort is a very good blacksmith and he knows a lot about the historical roots of metal working. I wish that this sort of stuff was available in school these days, but unfortunately it isn't. It was the best practical lesson I've ever had.

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