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Introduction to Blacksmithing

April 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is an introductory class geared toward people who are interested in beginning to learn about the art of blacksmithing.  Participants will learn how to build and maintain a fire in the forge, heat metal, and practice hammer control while using the traditional tools and methods of a blacksmith.  Each participant will build and take home their choice of a uniquely hand-crafted item. This class is for participants 14 and older.

Location: Field Blacksmith Shop

Class Fee:  Members, $110 including lunch and all materials.  Non-members, $120 including lunch and all materials. 

Please wear natural-fiber only clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (wool, cotton, leather, but NO SYNTHETICS) with full-length sleeves and legs.  No open-toed shoes.

Lunch will be provided.

Currently, the museum requires proof of vaccination and masking to attend this program. However, due to the ever-evolving nature of the COVID-19 situation, protocol may be changed in the future. Please come prepared with proof of vaccination and a mask in the event that they are required. We thank you for understanding and helping us keep our visitors and staff safe.

Requires advance registration, limited to 2 participants.

Please email d.anderson@farmersmuseum.org with any questions.

$120/$110 Members. Reserve your spot at blacksmith.eventbrite.com!


April 2, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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