Tharwa Valley Forge
We have been teaching people how to create amazing things since 2003
Each year we run over 100 courses and are the largest school of our type in the world. Our award-winning instructors are among the best in Australia and our 10 acre campus ensures an incomparable experience.

Featured Courses

Mon 11-03-2019 8:00 am -5:00 pm
$500

Sculpting with metal is easy to learn and rewarding to master. One you've got the basics down you're on your way - all you need is some inexpensive equipment and an artistic imagination. Suitable for people who have never-ever used tools in their life through to people who are comfortable working with metal

This one-day course for adults teaches participants the fundamental skills required to create sculptures at home. Our expert instructors will teach you these skills by guiding you through the process of creating a visually striking sphere.

Sun 17-03-2019 8:00 am -5:00 pm
$500

Sculpting with metal is easy to learn and rewarding to master. One you've got the basics down you're on your way - all you need is some inexpensive equipment and an artistic imagination. Suitable for people who have never-ever used tools in their life through to people who are comfortable working with metal

This one-day course for adults teaches participants the fundamental skills required to create sculptures at home. Our expert instructors will teach you these skills by guiding you through the process of creating a visually striking sphere.

Mon 18-03-2019 7:00 pm - Wed 20-03-2019 5:30 pm
$850

Two and a half day introduction to knifemaking and bladesmithing. Covering forging, grinding, heat treating and sharpening of two knives.

Sun 24-03-2019 8:00 am -5:00 pm
$500

This is an exciting one day course for those who want to experience blacksmithing. Our experts will show you how to hammer hot steel into beautiful and practical objects. Learn about tool usage, working with heat, heat treatment, and create tools and art to take home.

Fri 29-03-2019 7:00 pm - Sun 31-03-2019 5:00 pm
$850

This two-day course for adults teaches participants the fundamentals of working with stainless steel as well as how to make knives using stock removal techniques.

The stock removal process makes knives by grinding them out of steel blanks. No forging or hammering is used in the method. It is a great way to get into knifemaking as it needs much less equipment.

Sun 07-04-2019 8:00 am -5:00 pm
$500

Sculpting with metal is easy to learn and rewarding to master. One you've got the basics down you're on your way - all you need is some inexpensive equipment and an artistic imagination. Suitable for people who have never-ever used tools in their life through to people who are comfortable working with metal

This one-day course for adults teaches participants the fundamental skills required to create sculptures at home. Our expert instructors will teach you these skills by guiding you through the process of creating a visually striking sphere.

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