Want to get started in blacksmithing but not sure where to begin? This week long intensive helps you build your skills as you build your own tools. Learn to make your own hammers and tongs as well as other useful tools. You get to take all the tools you make home with you as well as a gas forge so you can start making.

The week will cover

  • workshop safety
  • using a gas forge
  • using hammers and tongs to move and hold metal
  • forging a point
  • flattening metal
  • bending, twisting metal into shapes
  • punching holes
  • making 
    • drifts
    • punches
    • chisels
    • hammers
    • tongs
    • rivetting tools
    • "blacksmith's helper" with cutter, and fullering tools
    • gas forge

By the end of of the week you should have a range of tools that you can set your workshop up with.

Cost - $2500 (inc GST)

Cost includes: Tuition, insurance, materials, use of tools, gas forge compontents, workshop consumables, safety gear, morning and afternoon tea, photo USB.


Need to bring: Lunch, appropriate clothing and covered footwear