Forged in Fire Workshop

Wednesday 26 June 2024 to Saturday 14 December 2024 (MONTHLY event)

Overview

Come spend a Saturday at this hands-on workshop, and go home with your very own hand-forged results to show for it! You will experience shaping steel with hammer and fire, as well as learn a bit…

Come spend a Saturday at this hands-on workshop, and go home with your very own hand-forged results to show for it!

You will experience shaping steel with hammer and fire, as well as learn a bit about the forge, anvil, tools and techniques used when making a chef blade.
Included:
Blacksmithing overview: Tools, processes, safety briefing
All materials required (carbon steel, hammers, tongs, anvil, gas forge, PPE)
Forging your project(s) with a hammer and anvil
Quenching the blade in oil and grinding to your design
All instructions and support required

Please note: To send you home with something you can use in the kitchen for years to come in a single day we attach a ready-made wooden handle at the end of the day, you will not make the handle.

Suitable for anyone over 16 years old with an interest in blacksmithing. Anyone able to lift a one-kilogram hammer over the head and hammer 'for a while' (they will help if you get tired).

Does not cater for people with access needs.