Adult Blacksmithing Programs

Learn the ancient art of working hot metal on the anvil! We taper, split, twist and punch steel to create art, jewelry, and functional tools. Come have fun and try your hand at the time-honored craft of blacksmithing. Learn all you need to begin manipulating and moving iron in true Maker fashion.

The Workshop

Blacksmithing classes work as a lab, fostering individual attention to each participant.

Available Courses

Blacksmithing Intensive 7 monthly classes program, Fall-Spring
Immerse yourself in the craft and folklore of blacksmithing 1-weekend a month. Apprentice by the forge with our expert mentors. Learn shop safety and the craft of bending metal with fire, hammer and anvil.

Blacksmithing Basics Single day (9 AM - 4 PM) option.
We train specific techniques of working metal: taper, drawing, scrolling, twisting, splitting and more. Projects begin with with the classic S-hook and move on from there. Proper hammer strokes, stance, forge etiquette, and safety are emphasized during all blacksmithing classes.

Location

Are located at the Trackers Art Annex - 5101 SE 17th Ave. Portland, OR


Schedule

Be sure you can make all or most of the weekends. Due to group size limits, we do not offer credits for absences.

In Person Field Days

In person field days are 9 AM - 4 PM (exceptions are November/January, no field day in December).

  • September 19, 2021 Field Day
  • October 10, 2021 Field Day
  • October 31, 2021 Field Day
  • January 30, 2022 Field Day
  • February 20, 2022 Field Day
  • March 13, 2022 Field Day
  • April 24, 2022 Field Day
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