Pioneer Blacksmithing  

Frontier Blacksmithing 

Forge Night

Are you eager to delve into the captivating world of blacksmithing? Our one-day introductory class is the perfect opportunity to kickstart your journey. Whether you’re a busy student, a parent looking for a unique bonding experience with your child, or simply enthusiastic about learning a new craft, this class is tailored for you.

Key Highlights:

  • Duration: One-Day Class
  • Target Audience: Ideal for busy students, y and anyone intrigued by blacksmithing.
  • Skills Taught: Learn fundamental blacksmithing skills and get acquainted with essential tools.
  • Techniques: Explore basic smithing techniques to ignite your creativity.
  • Hands-On Experience: Work with a coal-fired forge, heat iron to forging temperature, and create decorative pieces like nails and hooks using an anvil, hammer, and tongs.
  • Class Size: We keep our classes small to ensure personalized attention, allowing maximum one-on-one instruction with our experienced blacksmith.
  • No Prior Experience Needed: This class is open to all enthusiasts, regardless of prior blacksmithing skills or knowledge.

Class Schedule:

  • Saturdays, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Excluding August and December)

Class Limit:

  • Maximum 2 participants per class
  • Participants must be 17 years or older*


  • $130 per student
  • Price includes six hours of comprehensive instruction and all necessary supplies.

Embark on this exciting journey into blacksmithing and unleash your creativity under the guidance of skilled artisans. Our one-day class provides an enriching experience that combines tradition, craftsmanship, and hands-on learning. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this rewarding adventure! Reserve your spot today.

 Join us for an immersive two-Saturday class designed to introduce you to the essential skills and tools of the trade. Unleash your creativity as you work with traditional methods and materials, discovering the art of forging from scratch.

Key Highlights:

  • Duration: Two Saturday Basic Blacksmithing Class
  • Skills Taught: Learn fundamental blacksmithing skills and become familiar with the essential tools of the trade.
  • Forge Building: Start by building a coal fire and gain insights into the unique characteristics of iron, mild, and tool steel.
  • Hands-On Projects: Over the two days, you’ll practice blacksmithing without modern tools and craft various items, including nails, a nail header, a high-carbon steel punch, and a pair of tongs.
  • Small Class Size: With limited slots available, you’ll enjoy maximum time at the anvil and benefit from one-on-one instruction with our experienced blacksmith.
  • Suitable for All: No prior blacksmithing skills or knowledge are necessary; our class welcomes beginners and enthusiasts alike.

Class Schedule:

  • Saturdays (Two Consecutive Saturdays)
  • 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Excluding August and December)

Class Limit:

  • To ensure personalized attention, we accept a maximum of 2 students per class.
  • Participants must be 17 years or older*


  • $250 per student
  • Price includes twelve hours of comprehensive instruction and all necessary supplies

Experience the time-honored craft of blacksmithing, where tradition and creativity intersect. Our two-Saturday class provides a unique opportunity to learn from skilled artisans and forge your own masterpieces using time-tested techniques. Embrace the art of blacksmithing and embark on a memorable journey of discovery. Secure your spot today!

Experience the $50 Forge Nights: Unleash Your Blacksmithing Skills!

Join us every Thursday night for an exclusive opportunity designed for experienced blacksmiths like yourself. Bring your trusty tools and make use of our premium anvils in a welcoming and inspiring environment.

Key Details:

  • Event: $50 Forge Nights
  • Target Audience: Experienced Blacksmiths
  • Availability: Thursday Nights only
  • Capacity: Limited to two people per session
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Please note that $50 Forge Nights are exclusively for seasoned blacksmiths. This is not a beginner class; it’s a chance for skilled artisans to showcase their expertise and create masterful works of art.

John, our expert blacksmith, will be present during these nights to provide guidance and assistance if needed. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and a well-equipped workspace to bring your creative visions to life.

Booking Instructions: If you’re an experienced blacksmith eager to participate in $50 Forge Nights, make sure to secure your spot by booking in advance. To reserve your slot, please click below or get in touch with us directly by emailing our Reservation Department. For those interested in beginner classes, we also offer specialized sessions tailored to your needs.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to forge with like-minded artisans and take your blacksmithing skills to new heights. Join us on Thursday nights and experience the true artistry of blacksmithing!

Note: Please wear a long sleeve, 100% cotton shirt, 100% cotton long pants, and closed-toed shoes. Reservations must be made at least four weeks in advance as days book up quickly.

For additional information, please email our Reservations Department or call 214-413-3679.