Introductory Class

Several times a month we offer the introduction to traditional blacksmithing workshops by professionals in the trade. Whether you are curious about working with metal or want to perfect a particular technique, our trainers will guide your hammer on the anvil

OBJECTIVES

  • To become familiar with a blacksmith’s shop and learn the work and safety rules;
  • Learn to maintain a fire, to handle the tools, and to acquire the proper reflex movements;
  • Experience the traditional forging techniques for iron and steel (upsetting, tapering, piercing, twisting, forge welding, quenching, finishing treatments, etc.)

By the end of this training, you will have acquired the practical and technical knowledge necessary to be able to forge safely and independently.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Cost: $600+ tax per person

Duration: 2 days, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Group training, 5 people. Private training by request.

 

It will be a pleasure to welcome you and pass on our knowledge!

 

Reimbursement policy :

Please note that we will reimburse the integral costs of a workshop if you decide to cancel your presence more than 3 weeks in advance; in other words, more than 21 days before the beginning of the class.

We will only reimburse 50% of the costs of a workshop if you decide to cancel your presence between 3 weeks (inclusively) and 1 week (exclusively) ; in other words, between 21 days and 8 days before the beginning of the class.

We will not reimburse a workshop if you cancel your presence a week or less before the workshop; in other words, if you cancel your presence 7 days or less before the beginning of the class.

If for a medical reason, you can’t come to the workshop you registered for, we will invite you to a future workshop without any additional cost, upon presentation of a doctor’s note. No refund will be made.

For more information about our policies and services, please call us on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at 438-386-9182, or send us an email anytime at info@lesforgesdemontreal.org


Availability of Blacksmithing Introductory Class for the next 120 days :