Traditional Blacksmithing Course
Traditional Blacksmithing one day tuition run by an award winning blacksmith with over 20 years hand forging experience. Students choose their own project to work on (within reason).
Firebird forge is located in the heart of one of the oldest private estates in the south east and to the back of the forge is the woods where the stories of AA.Milne were set (The Hundred Acre Wood). The forge is in a 1500 square foot former dairy and has 6 individual forging stations with anvils and hand tools, along with a steel worker, a Sahinler Sm40 Powerhammer and a Hercules 120kg Powerhammer for larger work.
Mort the Blacksmith was formerly a doctoral Archaeologist with various University degrees and specialises in the authentic forging of historical iron and steel decorative work, toolmaking and blade forging.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
What's included in the price?
All tools and materials are included along with safety equipment and with tea/coffee and biscuits provided through the day.
Lunch is not provided but there is a very good pub at the end of the lane if required or there is kitchen equipment if you wish to bring your own food (oven, microwave, 2 gas hobs, saucepans etc). Most people simply choose to bring a packed lunch.
- Advanced/pro level
- Corporate days out & team building
- Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
- Hen dos
- Intermediate level
- Parking provided
- Stag dos
- Suitable for beginners
- Tutor can travel
Students get to keep all the work they produce and extra finishes can be arranged by request (spray-galvanizing).
Friday 12th January, Saturday 13th January, Friday 26th January, Saturday 27th January, Friday 9th February, Saturday 10th February, Friday 23rd February, Saturday 24th Febrary, Friday 8th March, Saturday 9th March, Friday 2nd June, Saturday 3rd June, Friday 9th June, Saturday 10th June, Friday 16th June, Saturday 17th June, Sunday 2nd July