I host a rustic hands on work experience,a true beginner's class. I aim to take you back in time and let you learn firsthand about blacksmithing. I will be leading you on the journey of a blacksmith by giving you a hands-on experience of fashioning your own tools with hammer & fire. Great for groups & families, you leave with fantastic memories and unique, useful, handmade reminders of your time in Virginia. We'll start off with a short meet and greet and tour. Followed by a safety brief, making sure all participants know what to expect. We will jump right in to learning and doing. I will start by showing and have them start a coal forge. We will talk about they want to learn or get out of this experience while the fire is getting going. They will select what piece or tool they want to make. Next I would demonstrate the first step showing them how to hold and strike the hot metal. The guest will repeat the step under my watchful eye. I will point out any discrepancy and teach them how to correct them. We will proceed with each step, learning new techniques and or processes as we go. By the end of the session each person will have at least one finished piece to take home.
Che cosa è incluso
Will have cooler with ice cold bottled water and homemade southern style tea available.
All supplies needed.
Il tuo host
Hello! I have practiced the blacksmithing craft/art for over 7 years. I have studied with world renowned blacksmiths from around the country & done multiple demonstrations in & around my community. I own a fully out fitted blacksmith shop, with coal&gas forges, at my home. I have recently started a Instagram & Facebook page for my Blacksmithing, Iron Kilt Forge on both. I hope to grow my blacksmithing business through teaching classes and selling my art. If I can pass on the craft/art of blacksmithing or inspire people to try learn new things then I consider that to be a success. I teach a beginners class open to all (10 years & older) so no experience is necessary. Students start out making useful and exciting pieces to take home. This is a super fun class & is taught in a non competitive environment. It is a 1 of a kind experience.
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The experience will be in my open air blacksmith shop located on my property at my home. There is no heating or cooling in the blacksmith shop. So outside but not in direct sunlight.
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sabato, 21 settembre Dalle ore 20:00 alle ore 22:00.
$60 a persona
Sono rimasti 6 posti su 6
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Termini di cancellazione
È possibile cancellare e ottenere il rimborso totale di qualsiasi esperienza entro 24 ore dall'acquisto.
Termini di comunicazione
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Requisiti degli ospiti
Possono partecipare fino a 6 ospiti a partire dai 10 anni.
Safety is my #1 priority, I have all the first aid equipment necessary to take care of accidents or emergencies. There are numerous dangers including smoke, fire, loud noises, sharp objects, and more.
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