2022 Workshop Schedule

Spoons, Spatulas and More

April 7-10 | Eureka Springs School of the Arts | Eureka Springs, AR

Come to the iron studio and learn how to make your very own hand-forged spoons, spatulas, and more! You will learn the basics of forging to make your utensils. This workshop will encourage you to explore various decorative techniques and designs to create unique and functional hand-forged objects. This class is excellent for beginning blacksmiths or those with prior forging experience who want to build their skills.

All levels

https://essa-art.org/workshops/iron/spoons-spatulas-and-more/

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Toolmaking for Blacksmiths

August 8-12 | Touchstone Center for Crafts | Farmington, PA

Learn the art of toolmaking and boost your skills and self-sufficiency as a blacksmith! In this workshop, you will be guided through making many fundamental tools of the trade. We will cover everything from tong forging and fit up to hammer making and handling. Leave with your own hand forged tools and the skills to make more on your own.

Intermediate

https://www.touchstonecrafts.org/workshops/blacksmithing-workshops

Toolmaking for Blacksmiths

August 19-23 | Peters Valley School of Craft | Layton, NJ

This workshop will cover the basics of making your own tools of the trade and expanding your skills as a blacksmith. Focus will be put on making tools that are both functional and beautiful to last a lifetime. Topics will include heat treating, tong forging and fit up, hammer making, handling, and more. Leave with your own hand forged tools and the skills to make more on your own.

Intermediate

https://petersvalley.org/workshops/toolmaking-for-blacksmiths/

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Spoons, Spatulas, and More!

September 25-30 | Penland School of Craft | Bakersville, NC

Come learn how to make your own hand-forged spoons, spatulas, and more! We will cover the basics of forging, forming, bending, and riveting to make your own steel and brass utensils. This workshop will encourage students to explore various decorative techniques and designs to make their own unique and functional hand-forged objects. This class is great for those new to blacksmithing or for people with some prior forging experience who want to build their skills.

Beginner, advanced students welcome

Link coming soon

Beginner Blacksmithing

Oct 15-16 | Peters Valley School of Craft | Layton, NJ

Learn to forge metal with a hammer and anvil while gaining basic working skills of blacksmithing tools and techniques. Topics covered will include; coal forge maintenance, hammering techniques, use of tongs, anvils, and vises. Hands-on work will teach you to create tapers to scrolls, bending, forming, hot punching, riveting and hot cutting. Expect to leave with basic skills and understanding needed to forge hot steel. If you have prior experience this class will help you refresh your skills.

Beginner

https://petersvalley.org/workshops/beginning-blacksmithing-4/

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