Calendar, Events & Classes  2018

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 2018 Classes at Calerin Forge

Materials fee and ½ class fees due a week in advance.

Balance of class fees must be paid in full by the 1st night of class.


Cancelations must be received 1 month in advance in order to receive a class refund.



NOTE:  Classes MUST have a minimum of 4 participants, no exceptions.

Get a friend to join a class with you and both of you will receive a Calerin Forge T-Shirt!


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February 21 - March 14  Preparing for Summer

This class is an introductory level class, though seasoned smiths should enjoy it as well. Students will create a variety of projects useful around the grill and campfire this summer. Bottle openers ,Toasting forks, fire pokers etc.

4 week Wednesday night class.

Cost: $400.00

($200 deposit required to secure a spot in the class.)


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February 22 - March 29  Introduction to Knife Making

This class will allow students to create 3 different high carbon knives with different handle styles. No previous experience required.

6 week Thursday night class.

Cost: $500.00

($250.00 deposit required to secure a spot in the class.)


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April 6 &7  Basic Blacksmithing:

This class will introduce students to the basic skill set necessary to successful forge work. The class is project driven and fast-paced. Participants will leave with a hands on knowledge of basic forge craft including heat treating and tempering of carbon steels. 

Cost: $575.00

($300.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*



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May 3 – 24  Homestead Fundamentals: 

In this 4 night Thursday class, students will learn how to set up a homestead forge and some basic forge craft necessary to create useful blacksmithing projects for the homestead.              

Cost: $600.00

($325.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee) *


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July 27 & 28  Colonial Hardware:

Students will learn to forge a complete set of door hardware, strap hinges, thumb latch, and handle.

Cost: $625.00

($325.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*


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August 4  Introduction to Knife-Making:

In this 1 day intensive class, students will learn basic forge-craft and will complete a high carbon knife with scale handles. They will also learn to finish and heat-treat their knives.

Cost: $250.00

($100.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*


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September 28 & 29  Basic Tool-Making Intensive:

This class will help students learn to identify and prepare carbon steels. Students will also create some basic punches and chisels, and then learn to harden and temper them. 

Cost: 525.00

($275.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.) *


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October 12 & 13  Basic Blacksmithing:

This class will introduce students to the basic skill set necessary to successful forge work. The class is project driven and fast-paced. Participants will leave with a hands on knowledge of basic forge craft including heat treating and tempering of carbon steels

Cost: $575.00

($300.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.) *


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