Skip to main content Skip to footer
Courses

Currently Scheduled Blacksmithing & Toolmaking Courses

Teaser image for Belt Making: Forge and Stitch

Belt Making: Forge and Stitch

Sure, there are many ways to keep your pants on, but a handmade belt and hand-forged buckle is…
Fri, Jul 22nd, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 24th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructors: Elizabeth Belz, Sam Gathje
Teaser image for Blacksmith’s Folding Knife

Blacksmith’s Folding Knife

Throughout history blacksmiths have made their own tools, among them being the…
Thu, Aug 25th, 2022  –  Sun, Aug 28th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Robert Burns
Teaser image for Blacksmithing: Crafting The Tools of the Trade

Blacksmithing: Crafting The Tools of the Trade

Outfit your own blacksmithing tool chest while developing and refining your skills on the forge. In…
Sat, Jul 9th, 2022  –  Tue, Jul 12th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Cody Myers
Teaser image for Blacksmithing: The Basics & Beyond

Blacksmithing: The Basics & Beyond

Always wanted to try your hand at the forge? This is the place to start and continue to develop your…
Mon, Sep 19th, 2022  –  Thu, Sep 22nd, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Cody Myers
Sat, Oct 15th, 2022  –  Tue, Oct 18th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Cody Myers
Teaser image for Decorative Ironwork Intensive

Decorative Ironwork Intensive

From fireplace tools to shelf brackets and kitchen racks, decorative ironwork can highlight any part…
Fri, Oct 7th, 2022  –  Mon, Oct 10th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Michael Jones
Teaser image for Drill Bits: Historic Holemakers

Drill Bits: Historic Holemakers

Drill bits are a fascinating and diverse set of tools that were added to our tool box alongside the…
Fri, Jul 29th, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 31st, 2022
9:00am-5:00pm
Instructor: Amir Najam
Teaser image for Families at the Forge

Families at the Forge

The North House Blacksmith Shop excites the curiosity of adults and kids alike—as hammers…
Fri, Jul 8th, 2022
9am-3pm
Instructor: Cody Myers
Teaser image for Forge Welding Patterned Steel Billets

Forge Welding Patterned Steel Billets

Playing with fire and hitting heavy things has been part of humanity for…well, a long time.…
Fri, Aug 12th, 2022  –  Sun, Aug 14th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Walter Ware
Teaser image for Forged Cooking Utensils: At the Grill and in the Kitchen

Forged Cooking Utensils: At the Grill and in the Kitchen

Explore blacksmithing or develop your skills at the forge to create your own cooking utensils. In…
Fri, Sep 9th, 2022  –  Sun, Sep 11th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Elizabeth Belz
Teaser image for Forgework Skills Refresher

Forgework Skills Refresher

This course is designed for students who are interested in brushing up their skills before taking on…
Thu, Oct 6th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Michael Jones

Forging Garden Tools

With gardens in full swing, be prepared to tackle weeds with your very own handmade gardening tools!…
Fri, Jul 15th, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 17th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Elizabeth Belz
Teaser image for Forging Late Iron Age Scandinavian Composite Blades

Forging Late Iron Age Scandinavian Composite Blades

Students in this class will use forge welding techniques to create a typical northern European Late…
Thu, Sep 15th, 2022  –  Sun, Sep 18th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Doug Swenson
Teaser image for Forging Late Iron Age Scandinavian Fishing Implements: Spears and Hooks

Forging Late Iron Age Scandinavian Fishing Implements: Spears and Hooks

The prevalence of fish in the Scandinavian diet has its roots in the Viking era, if not before. For…
Fri, Oct 28th, 2022  –  Sun, Oct 30th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Doug Swenson
Teaser image for Forging Traditional Late Iron Age Blades

Forging Traditional Late Iron Age Blades

Small blades dating from the Late Iron Age are well represented in the archeological record across…
Fri, Jul 29th, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 31st, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Doug Swenson
Teaser image for Puukko Knife: Forge Your Own

Puukko Knife: Forge Your Own

For hundreds of years the puukko knife has been the prized tool of northern Europe and Scandinavia…
Thu, Aug 18th, 2022  –  Mon, Aug 22nd, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Robert Burns