Beginners Blacksmithing Classes

Beginners Blacksmithing Classes for 2017/2018

  • Registration for level 1 beginners classes is closed.
  • Registration for the level 2 beginners classes begins on November 1, 2017

Registrations are now open for the 1 day Level 2 Beginners Blacksmithing class

Dec 9 MN School of Horseshoeing
Dec. 16 MN School of Horseshoeing
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.

To sign up for the one day Level 2 Beginners classes:
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