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Blacksmithing 101

Sunday, 3 December '23   9am – 4pm EST
Michigan Folk School Campus, 7734 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105
18 years and over
Fully booked


An ancient craft that is experiencing a modern artistic revival, blacksmithing is a fun and productive hobby that can allow you to create many tools and products for use around the home. In this introductory workshop, students will learn the basic tolls of the smith, how to set up a portable forge using coal or charcoal, and then practice basic blacksmithing skills including drawing and bending metal. Each student will make his or her own classic blacksmith product: a forged s-hook. This is the perfect class for the beginning blacksmith.

Level: Beginner



Single, w/Supply Fee


Michigan Folk School Campus
7734 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor MI 48105