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Les Forges de Montreal

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227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
https://www.lesforgesdemontreal.org

Canada’s premier institution dedicated to the preservation of the world’s greatest metal working traditions offers educational and event opportunities to the public as a not for profit organization.

227 Riverside Montreal Qc - 2008

December 2019


Introduction to Traditional Knifemaking Workshop – December 14th-15th, 2019 – COMPLETE

14 December à 9:00 am - 15 December à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 Sold out

Discover the traditional techniques of forging by creating your hardened steel knife with a handle on silk. Participants will have the choice of several blade models. Once the knife is finished, they will have the opportunity to order a custom case, made by a leather craftsman collaborator Forges de Montreal. Objectives Become familiar with a blacksmith shop and learn about the rules of work and safety; Learn how to maintain a forge fire, handle tools, and acquire good reflexes of…

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January 2020


Introduction to Traditional Knifemaking – January 4th-5th, 2020 – COMPLETE

4 January 2020 à 9:00 am - 5 January 2020 à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 5 tickets left

Discover the traditional techniques of forging by creating your hardened steel knife with a handle on silk. Participants will have the choice of several blade models. Once the knife is finished, they will have the opportunity to order a custom case, made by a leather craftsman collaborator Forges de Montreal. Objectives Become familiar with a blacksmith shop and learn about the rules of work and safety; Learn how to maintain a forge fire, handle tools, and acquire good reflexes of…

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Introduction to Traditional Blacksmithing Workshop – January 18th-19th, 2020 – COMPLETE

18 January 2020 à 9:00 am - 19 January 2020 à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 3 tickets left

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…

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Forging Tongs Workshop – January 25th-26th, 2020

25 January 2020 à 9:00 am - 26 January 2020 à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 5 tickets left

The Forging Tongs Workshop is at an intermediary level. These tools are the essential instruments of the work of the blacksmith and are specific for each project. Forging tongs is a fundamental step in learning traditional blacksmithing practices. OBJECTIVES Become familiar with calculating the necessary mass to forge iron and steel pieces; Carry out a mechanical assembly using riveting; Develop dexterity in the handling of blacksmithing tools; Master the basic techniques of traditional forging (fullering, upsetting, stretching, slitting, drifting and…

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February 2020


Introduction to Traditional Knifemaking – February 1st-2nd, 2020

1 February 2020 à 9:00 am - 2 February 2020 à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 5 tickets left

Discover the traditional techniques of forging by creating your hardened steel knife with a handle on silk. Participants will have the choice of several blade models. Once the knife is finished, they will have the opportunity to order a custom case, made by a leather craftsman collaborator Forges de Montreal. Objectives Become familiar with a blacksmith shop and learn about the rules of work and safety; Learn how to maintain a forge fire, handle tools, and acquire good reflexes of…

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Introduction to Traditional Blacksmithing Workshop – February 8th-9th, 2020 – COMPLETE

8 February 2020 à 9:00 am - 9 February 2020 à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
$600 4 tickets left

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…

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Introduction to Traditional Knifemaking – February 15th-16th, 2020

15 February 2020 à 9:00 am - 16 February 2020 à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 5 tickets left

Discover the traditional techniques of forging by creating your hardened steel knife with a handle on silk. Participants will have the choice of several blade models. Once the knife is finished, they will have the opportunity to order a custom case, made by a leather craftsman collaborator Forges de Montreal. Objectives Become familiar with a blacksmith shop and learn about the rules of work and safety; Learn how to maintain a forge fire, handle tools, and acquire good reflexes of…

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Integral Knife Workshop – February 22nd, 2020

22 February 2020 à 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$350 10 tickets left

Discover, in one day, the fascinating universe of the forge while making your own integral knife. This knife is a classic of the forge: distinguishable by its minimalist design, its blade and wrapped handle are forged from only one piece of metal. OBJECTIVES Explore the basic techniques of blacksmithing and traditional bladesmithing; Discover the world of blacksmithing; Practise an artisanal activity with a team.   PRACTICAL INFORMATION Price : 350$ + tax per person Duration : 1 day, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm…

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March 2020


Introduction to Traditional Knifemaking – March 7th-8th, 2020

7 March 2020 à 9:00 am - 8 March 2020 à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 5 tickets left

Discover the traditional techniques of forging by creating your hardened steel knife with a handle on silk. Participants will have the choice of several blade models. Once the knife is finished, they will have the opportunity to order a custom case, made by a leather craftsman collaborator Forges de Montreal. Objectives Become familiar with a blacksmith shop and learn about the rules of work and safety; Learn how to maintain a forge fire, handle tools, and acquire good reflexes of…

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Introduction to Traditional Blacksmithing Workshop – March 14th-15th, 2020 – COMPLETE

14 March 2020 à 9:00 am - 15 March 2020 à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 5 tickets left

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…

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Introduction to Traditional Knifemaking – March 21st-22nd, 2020

21 March 2020 à 9:00 am - 22 March 2020 à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 5 tickets left

Discover the traditional techniques of forging by creating your hardened steel knife with a handle on silk. Participants will have the choice of several blade models. Once the knife is finished, they will have the opportunity to order a custom case, made by a leather craftsman collaborator Forges de Montreal. Objectives Become familiar with a blacksmith shop and learn about the rules of work and safety; Learn how to maintain a forge fire, handle tools, and acquire good reflexes of…

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Integral Knife Workshop – March 28th, 2020

28 March 2020 à 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$350 10 tickets left

Discover, in one day, the fascinating universe of the forge while making your own integral knife. This knife is a classic of the forge: distinguishable by its minimalist design, its blade and wrapped handle are forged from only one piece of metal. OBJECTIVES Explore the basic techniques of blacksmithing and traditional bladesmithing; Discover the world of blacksmithing; Practise an artisanal activity with a team.   PRACTICAL INFORMATION Price : 350$ + tax per person Duration : 1 day, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm…

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January 2021

Mathieu Collette

Test event – January 1st 2021

1 January 2021 à 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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Free

Schedule: From 9h to 17h
Price: Free!
Prerequisite: None
Langue: French & English
Instructors: Pierre Bédard and Ivan Savchev, blacksmiths

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January 2022


Test event for January 1st 2022

1 January 2022
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
Free Sold out
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