Wall Hook

Learn to create a wall hook out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of creating a taper and how to form with the anvil to give the hook shape. (Open to all levels) 

  

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Carving Fork

Learn to make a show stopper for the next time you host thanksgiving! Students will learn to split the end of a bar, forge out the tines and shape a carving fork out of mild steel. After the fork is done the student will complete the other end with a twist and/or a decorative finial as time permits. (Open to all levels)

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Letter Opener

Learn to create a letter opener out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of forming and decorating with the anvil, hammer and tooling to give the letter opener shape and character. (Open to all levels)

 

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Flint Striker

Learn to forge a quintessential survival tool, the flint striker. The class will go over the basic forging techniques to produce a flint striker from high carbon steel. The strikers will be hardened and tested for spark with flint that you can take with you into the woods to live off grid or just enjoy as a conversation piece. Great for re-enactors and SCA types too. (Open to all levels)



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Punch Bottle Opener

Learn to create a bottle opener out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of punching a slot, drifting it open, using a punch to set a tab and testing it. Once the bottle opener is finished the student will complete the other end with a twist and/or a decorative finial as time permits. (Open to all levels)

  

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Heart Hook

Learn to create a hook with a heart finial out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of forming with the anvil and hammer to give the heart shape and character. (Open to all levels)

 

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Forged Nails

Learn to hot forge nails out of metal. The class will go over the basic operations of forging nails with the anvil, hammer and heading tool to give the nails shape. Time permitting we can add character to the heads with decorative stamps. (Open to all levels)

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Infinity Key Fob

Learn to create an infinity shaped key fob out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of forging with the anvil, hammer and tooling to give the key fob shape and character.. (Open to all levels)

  

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Wordy Bottle Opener

Learn to create a bottle opener with a custom message on the handle out of metal by hot forging and stamping. The class will go over the basic operations of forming and decorating with the anvil, hammer and tooling to give the bottle opener shape and character. (Open to all levels)

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Horse Head

Learn to create a metal horse head by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of creating shoulders to develop the defining areas of a horse's head then decorative punches will be used to add features. Once the head is finished the student will complete the other end with a twist and/or a decorative finial as time permits. (Open to all levels)

   

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Simple Leaf

Learn to create a leaf out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of creating a shoulder to isolate material, how to use various punches to add detail and how to form with the anvil to give the leaf life. Once the leaf is finished the student will complete the other end with a twist and/or a decorative finial as time permits. Depending on time and skill, students could also make it into a wall hook or bottle opener. (Open to all levels)

  

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Steak Turner

Learn to create a handy grilling tool out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of creating a long taper, scrolling it and testing it. Once the steak turner is finished the student will complete the other end with a twist and/or a decorative finial as time permits. (Open to all levels)

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Dog Head

Learn to create a metal dog head by hot forging. The class will go over how to use the various parts of the anvil to develop the defining areas of a dog's head then decorative punches will be used to add features. Once the head is finished the student will complete the other end with a twist and/or a decorative finial as time permits. (Open to all levels) 

  

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Key Fobs

Come explore how steel can be manipulated to create showable art that you can carry with you. (Open to all levels)

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Animal Head Key Fobs

Learn to make familiar animal heads out of steel with fundamental blacksmithing skills. (Open to all levels) 

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