Classes

Five Star Rating - Brown County Forge - Indiana Blacksmith

Want to Learn How to Blacksmith?

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Blacksmithing Classes are held at:

611 W. 11th Street

Bay 18

Bloomington, Indiana

Brown County Forge Classes - Bloomington Indiana

Class Times

Saturdays

Beginners Class: 1 PM – 4 PM

Sundays

Knife Making Class: 1 PM – 5 PM

By Appointment

If weekends don’t work for you, you’re welcome to set up a time during the week.

Beginners Classes

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This is a 2-3 hour class covering the basic blacksmithing skills of drawing out, upsetting, bending, quenching, and scrolling.

You will hand-forge a project to take home. Past projects have been fire pokers, wall hooks, S hooks, bottle openers, and keychains.

Hundreds of class photos and videos are available on Facebook.

Find out about what Taking a Class is like here.

Class Size: 1 – 4 people

Class Fee: $120 per person

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No need to pick a date yet! But here are some openings coming up (Open Dates in BOLD):

2019

March: 2 (1 spot left), 9, 16, 23, 30

*Spring Break weekday dates available. Email for details.

April: FULLY BOOKED

May: 4, 11, 18, 25

June: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Next Steps:

  • Click the “Buy Now” button below to check out securely using your credit card.
  • Terran from Brown County Forge will contact you at the email you give when you Check Out to iron out details.

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“[Terran is] a good teacher. It takes having the gift to do it well.” – David B.

Knife Making Class

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“This. Is. AWESOME.” – Alex S.

This is a 4-hour class covering the basics of hand-forging a knife from common materials (railroad spikes).

We will cover:

  • Proper hammering technique
  • Hardening
  • Quenching
  • Tempering
  • Grinding
  • Polishing
  • Sharpening

No prior experience required. (You do not need to take the Beginners Class first.)

You will leave the class with a knife to take home.

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Class Size: 1 – 2 people (more by special arrangement)

Class Fee: $220 per person

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No need to pick a date yet! But here are some openings coming up (Open Dates in BOLD):

Open Dates in BOLD:

2019

March: 3 (1 spot left), 10, 17, 24, 31

*Spring Break weekday dates available. Email for details.

April: 7, 14, 21, 28 (1 spot left)

May: 5, 12, 19, 26

June: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (1 spot left)

Next Steps:

  • Click the “Buy Now” button below to check out securely using your credit card.
  • Terran from Brown County Forge will contact you at the email you give when you Check Out to iron out details.

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Legal Details and Age Requirements

Accident Waiver and Release of Liability

I require a signed accident and liability waiver from each of my students on the day of class. Forms are provided when you arrive at the shop.

Age Requirements

If you are at least 16 years old, you’re welcome to take classes at Brown County Forge.

If you are under 18, you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Your parent or guardian is not required to take the class with you, but they must stay on-site.

Cancellation Policy

We can work together to reschedule a class, but if you have to cancel please do it at least 1 week before your class date. You will be refunded your class fee minus 10% for the cancellation.