Join the DirtySmith himself, Rory May, host of the popular YouTube channel on blacksmithing, for a 3 day class at the Rochester Arc + Flame Center. Build a solid foundation of skills in this introductory level course where you'll take home anything you make to show off to family and friends.
Rory is a second generation blacksmith with 20 years of forging experience. He spends his days forging, building, managing a shop, and giving the world a small window into what it is like to work in a modern blacksmithing shop at Dragon Forge LTD. Follow the links below to find out more about Rory and his work:
NOTE: Students under the age of 16 MUST contact Arc + Flame Blacksmithing Director (Candace Martens) for an evaluation prior to enrolling in a smithing class. Candace can be reached at email@example.com or 585-617-9644.
If you have a questions about the facility or registering for a class, please call Arc + Flame directly at 585-349-7110.
NOTE: Blacksmithing Classes are very interactive and involve significant physical activity. Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do NOT wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing. If you any have concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health please contact Arc + Flame Center at 585-349-7110 before signing up for this class. We want to ensure the best possible class experience for all of our students!
June 2018 Session: June 15th 16th, and 17th (Friday-Sunday, 9am-6pm daily): $485
- Enrollment: 4 to 10 students
- All materials and safety equipment included
- Breakfast snacks included
- Lunch for all 3 days is available for an additional $35, or a refrigerator and microwave will be available for those who wish to provide their own.
- Complimentary coffee available and vending machines
- This is a week long class with full days in the shop. Evening open shop time may be available at the instructor's discretion.
NOTE: If you would like to participate in our lunch program, please purchase the separate "Blacksmithing Lunch Plan" that corresponds to your class (click here). If you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Are you traveling from out of town? Click here for lodging + food information!
NOTE: Our programs are designed to be as inclusive as possible. However, if you have any concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health please contact Arc + Flame Center at 585-349-7110 before signing up for this class. We want to ensure the best possible class experience for all our students. Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do NOT wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing. Please read our class refund policy. If you have any questions, contact our administrative team at 585-349-7110 or email: email@example.com.