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Brown County Forge Classes - Bloomington Indiana

Location:

Blacksmithing Classes are held at:

611 W. 11th Street

Bay 18

Bloomington, Indiana 47404

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

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 (gift certificates available)

Open Dates in BOLD:

December: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, *Christmas vacation weekday dates available upon request.

2019

January: 5, 12, 19, 26

February: 2, 9, 16, 23

March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

April: 6, 13, 20, 27

Next Steps:

  • Contact Terran at browncountyforge@gmail.com with your chosen date. Don’t have a date? That’s okay! We can set you up with an open-ended gift certificate. They can pick the date later.
  • After confirming your dates, you can reserve your spots using the Buy Now button below.
  • (No PayPal account required. Use the Gray button on the next page to check out using your debit or credit card).

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Need a Christmas Gift Certificate? No need to set a date yet.

Send us an email at browncountyforge@gmail.com and we’ll get you squared away!

Knife Making Class

Knife Making Classes Indiana

“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 (gift certificates available)

Open Dates in BOLD:

December: 2, 9, 16, 23 (1 spot left), 30, *Christmas vacation weekday dates available upon request.

2019

January: 6, 13, 20, 27

February: 3, 10, 17, 24

March: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

April: 7, 14, 21, 28

Next Steps:

  • Contact Terran at browncountyforge@gmail.com with your chosen date. Don’t have a date? That’s okay! We can set you up with an open-ended gift certificate. They can pick the date later.
  • After confirming your dates, please use the Buy Now button below to reserve your spots.
  • (No PayPal account required. Use the Gray button on the next page to check out using your debit or credit card).

Number of Students



Need a Christmas Gift Certificate? No need to set a date yet.

Send us an email at browncountyforge@gmail.com and we’ll get you squared away!

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. Waivers will be provided.

Age Requirements

If you are at least 14 years old, you’re welcome to take classes at Brown County Forge.

If you’re under 18, you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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.