Workshops and Classes

We offer many classes and workshops throughout the year related to blacksmithing and knifemaking. We also host open forges on a biweekly basis. Check our calendar below to see all of our upcoming events.

Open Forge

Join us on our open forge nights every other Wednesday from 5 pm – 8:30 pm. Most participants come in to use equipment normally unavailable to them. There’s always a lot going on. It’s $20 to particpate or just stop in to see what’s happening!

The following are dates of upcoming Open Forges   

March 21st      April 4th

April 18th      May 2nd

Basic Blacksmithing Workshop

When: March 31

Price $175

In this class you will learn how to make a bbq steak turner. You will learn the basics of tapering, bending and twisting. If time allows, we will work on another small project. All materials and tools will be provided. Please bring safety glasses and work gloves if you have them. Closed toed shoes are required.

Chef Knife Workshop

When: April 21-22

Price $325

Learn the basics of forging a chef knife with the help of Rodger LaBrash. You’ll go through the processes of forging, grinding, heat treating, and handling the blade. All materials will be provided.  

Grizzly Guillotine Workshop

When: April 28th

Price $325

Build your own blacksmith multi tool which will have the capability of interchangeable tooling such as hot cuts, butchers, fullers, tennoning tools, and other swages.

Class includes cost of the guillotine kit plus one set of tooling. We will also demonstrate how to make your own tooling. 

Basic Blacksmithing Workshop

When: May 5

Price $175

In this class you will learn how to make a bbq steak turner. You will learn the basics of tapering, bending and twisting. If time allows, we will work on another small project. All materials and tools will be provided. Please bring safety glasses and work gloves if you have them. Closed toed shoes are required.

One Night Damascus Workshop

When: April 27th  5-9 pm

Price $125

Learn the very basics of forging a simple Damascus billet. The workshop will be on a Friday night from 5-9 pm. The billets will be preassembled so we’ll be able to dive right into forging. Materials are included. Each class is limited to 6 students.

Belt Grinder Workshop

When: TBD

Price $1650

Build your own 2 x 72 belt grinder. Includes a stand, 2 HP motor with VFD, horizontal adjustability,

This class is currently not scheduled. If we have enough interest in the class we will get a date set. If you are interested, please contact us and we will put you on the list.

Knife Making for Beginners

When: October 27-28

Price $325

Learn the basics of forging a knife under the instruction of Rodger LaBrash. You’ll go through the processes of forging, grinding, heat treating, and handling the blade. All materials will be provided.