Classes

Five Star Blacksmithing Classes - Brown County Forge - Terran Marks the BlacksmithWant to Learn How to Blacksmith?

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. Please see available dates under each Class section.

Beginners Class

Beginner Blacksmithing Classes - Indiana - Brown County Forge

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

Open Dates in BOLD:

March: 28, 15

April: Weekends Full

May: Fully Booked

June: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

July: 6, 13, 20, 27

*Summer break weekday classes available.

To Book a Class:

Call Terran the Blacksmith at:  812-269-6350

*If it’s past 5 PM, please leave a voicemail. Terran will get back to you the following day.

Prefer email? Send Terran a note at browncountyforge@gmail.com.

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

Open Dates in BOLD:

February24

March: 178, 20

April: Weekends Full

May: 5, 12, 19, 26 (1 spot left)

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

July: 7, 14, 21, 28

*Summer break weekday classes available.

To Book a Class:

Call Terran the Blacksmith at: 812-269-6350

*If it’s past 5 PM, please leave a voicemail. Terran will get back to you the following day.

Prefer email? Send Terran a note at browncountyforge@gmail.com.

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 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.

For students younger than 16, exceptions can be discussed based on physical strength, hand-eye coordination, and attention.

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.