Calendar, Events & Classes  2021

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 2021 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.

When visiting Calerin Forge, please observe our 10 mph 

speed limit.

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


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March 13 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: $275.00 per person

($125.00 deposit required to secure a spot in the class.)



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March 19-20  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: $500.00 per person

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



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April 17  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: $275.00 per person

($125.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*


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May 8  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: $275.00 per person

($125.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*


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May 14-15  Advanced Bladesmithing 102

Students will learn to forge, heat treat and finish 2 high carbon steel knives.

Cost: $500.00 per person

($250.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*


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June 5  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: $275.00 per person

($125.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*


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June 11-12 Tooling Up Your Forge 

Students will forge the chisel and drift needed to make a dog head forging hammer, then forge the hammer and a hardie.  They will also learn traditional heat treating methods and handle making.

Recommended for students who have taken Basic Blacksmithing and are ready to move deeper into the craft.

Cost: $500.00 per person

($175.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*


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July 9-10 Scottish Dirk/Ballock Making

In this class students will learn to forge an ancient form Scottish dirk from high carbon steel, heat treat it, and make a sheath for it. 

Cost: $650.00 per person

($200.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee)* 


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July 31  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: $275.00 per person

($125.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*


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August 6-7  Advanced Bladesmithing 102

Students will learn to forge, heat treat and finish 2 high carbon steel knives.

Cost: $500.00 per person

($250.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*


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August 28  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: $275.00 per person

($125.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*



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September 3-4  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: $500.00 per person

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



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September 11  Advanced Tomahawk Making

This is a one day intensive in which students will forge weld mild steel and a high carbon bit to form, heat treat, and temper a tomahawk. Wooden handle will be provided.

Cost: $275.00 per person


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October 15-16  Advanced Knife Making-Damascus: 

Students will learn to forge a billet of mixed high carbon steels and forge an 80 layer Damascus knife including heat treatment, etching, and attaching the handle.

Basic blacksmithing and knowledge of forge welding required.  

Limit of two students.

Cost: $625.00 per person

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


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November 6  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: $275.00 per person

($125.00 of which is a non-refundable materials fee.)*



Payment Options

November 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: $500.00 per person

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

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