Beginners Blacksmithing Classes

Beginners Blacksmithing Classes for 2017/2018

  • Registration for level 1 beginners classes is closed.
  • Registration for the level 2 beginners classes is closed.

Classes for Level 2 were scheduled as listed below.

Dec 9 MN School of Horseshoeing
Dec. 16 MN School of Horseshoeing (CANCELLED)
Jan 13 Cleveland
Jan 20 Cleveland
Jan 27 MN School of Horseshoeing
Feb 3 MN School of Horseshoeing

This is a continuation of additional techniques and processes learned in the 2 day level 1 class covering Heat Treating, Scrolling, Bending, and Forge welding This path provides a common background skill set and terminology to improve the effectiveness of advanced classes. Students with prior experience can judge their proficiency when taking this class.

Cost: (covers everything you need, the facility, coal and metal)
$60 members, $65 non member
Minors (under 18) can share a forge with a guardian for an additional $10 /day

Location: The classes are held at the Minnesota School of Horseshoeing, 6250 Riverdale Dr NW, just off Hwy 10 in Anoka near the Anoka Vocational College and in Cleveland, MN near Mankato.

These classes are now finished. We are no longer taking registrations.
Choose the date you would like (with an alternate)
Send your contact info along with a check made out to The Guild of Metalsmiths to:
Gordon Barr
11021 27th Ave
Burnsville, MN 55337
agbarr@aol.com