This is a special weekend course designed as a comprehensive introduction to Blacksmithing. It has a maximum of four students only. At the end of the weekend you will have a set of tools to use in future blacksmithing projects. It can be also run as two separate days with a break in between to allow your arms to recover.

The course runs from 8am until 5pm both days.

Saturday will include

  • introduction to metallurgy
  • using a gas forge 
  • shaping steel, drawing, upsetting, punching, bending, twisting
    • fire poker
  • tool making
    • punch, drift or chisel
    • tongs

Sunday will be working on projects. Please call to discuss projects before the course. They may include -

  • hammer or axe
  • advanced tongs and other tools
  • kitchen, building hardware

Cost - $850 (incl GST)
Cost includes: Tuition, insurance, materials, use of tools, workshop consumables, safety gear, morning and afternoon tea, photo USB.
Need to bring: Lunch, appropriate clothing and covered footwear
Booking in advance is essential - very limited places