Courses & Workshops

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Basic Blacksmith Courses

Basic Tool Making - Jun 16, 2016 - Jun 18, 2016

Basic Tool Making - Jul 14, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016

Basic Tool Making - Nov 03, 2016 - Nov 05, 2016


Intermediate Blacksmith Courses

No courses scheduled at the moment


Armour Courses

Introduction to Armour: Helmet - Jul 08, 2016 - Jul 09, 2016

Armouring 3: The Gauntlet - Jul 11, 2016 - Jul 12, 2016

Armouring 4: The Breastplate - Jul 13, 2016 - Jul 14, 2016


Courses of Interest

Sword Forging - Aug 15, 2016 - Aug 19, 2016

Knife Forging - Sep 16, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016

Axe Forging - Oct 14, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016

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About Our Courses

Blacksmithing appeals to a wide demographic; old, young, male, female, people of diverse cultural and professional background all sharing a common interest in the art and craft of the blacksmith. Many of my students tell me they contemplated and procrastinated about taking a course for several years before finally making the commitment. Not one has ever told me they regretted finally doing it but several told me they regretted waiting so long.

Some of my students are looking to begin a career in blacksmithing, others looking for a hobby and some are just looking to have a once in a lifetime experience. Regardless of your motivation, virtually everyone who explores the field finds it a rewarding and empowering experience.

Myself and the other instructors at Thak Ironworks bring experience, enthusiasm and intensity to our teaching. I invite you to come and share our passion for this unique craft.

No refunds on courses. Date changes allowed up to 3 weeks before the scheduled course so that there is time available to fill your booking with another student.

Meals and lodging are not included in the course fee, but are available in the surrounding area. Here is a list with some local lodging options.

 

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