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Blacksmithing for the Beginner: Lesson 1

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT


Registration is closed because enrollment has met the maximum. Check back next year.


Be the Village Blacksmith! Instructors Payne Anne and Bill of Peninsula Hotworks will demonstrate managing and working a coal fired forge while safely using tongs and hammers to shape your own hand-forged S hooks and drive hooks. You’ll forge 4 hooks to take home and display proudly. No experience necessary. Ages 10 and older are welcome; younger students need to come with an adult. Wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, and close toed shoes. The instructors will provide all other safety equipment. Bring a lunch if you are staying for the afternoon class.

A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Saturday, August 31 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 9 students.  To  register for this class, click “Add to Cart” below or phone 906-884-7663. click on the Refund Policy link at the bottom of the Folk School page.


September 7
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Folk School


Union Bay Folk School Building
107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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