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Currently Scheduled Blacksmithing & Toolmaking Courses

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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
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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
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Blacksmithing Basics: Cook Tools for the Campfire

Get ready to cook over the campfire and learn the basics of blacksmithing by creating your own set…
Thu, Jun 2nd, 2022  –  Sun, Jun 5th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Michael Jones
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Blacksmithing: Crafting The Tools of the Trade

Outfit your own blacksmithing tool chest while developing and refining your skills on the forge. In…
Fri, May 27th, 2022  –  Mon, May 30th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Cody Myers
Sat, Jul 9th, 2022  –  Tue, Jul 12th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Cody Myers
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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, Jun 13th, 2022  –  Thu, Jun 16th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Cody Myers
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
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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
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Decorative Ironwork: The Art of the Candle Holder

Decorative and functional ironwork has a long history throughout the North Country. Hinges, gates,…
Sat, May 21st, 2022  –  Sun, May 22nd, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Michael Jones
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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
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Families at the Forge

The North House Blacksmith Shop excites the curiosity of adults and kids alike—as hammers…
Fri, Jun 17th, 2022
9am-3pm
Instructor: Cody Myers
Mon, Jun 20th, 2022
9am-3pm
Instructor: Cody Myers
Fri, Jul 8th, 2022
9am-3pm
Instructor: Cody Myers
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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
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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
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Forgework Skills Refresher

This course is designed for students who are interested in brushing up their skills before taking on…
Fri, May 20th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Michael Jones
Thu, Oct 6th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Michael Jones
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Forging Everyday Items of the Viking Age

Learn blacksmithing through making several small household items from the Viking age. This class…
Fri, Jul 1st, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 3rd, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Doug Swenson

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
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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