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AZ CUSTOM KNIVES BLACKSMITHING COURSES

WE ARE PLEASED TO OFFER A VARIETY OF CLASS OPTIONS.

 

Choose your project, timeframe & group size.

 

Basic materials are included; pricing is per project.

Our goal is for EVERY student to succeed in our shop! We strive to provide the education & information that will result in meeting & managing expectations - and lead to success. Questions? Connect with us!

Blacksmithing Classes

If you want to learn how to safely and properly forge, we have the classes for you! No experience required, we'll meet you right where you are at.

 

Students of most ages and abilities are welcome to join. We will teach you how to work smarter (not harder) and to minimize injuries & maximize efficiency. 

 

Learn foundational skills including body position and form when working at the anvil, how to move between the forge and anvil + safe and effective techniques for manipulating steel while holding and using tools correctly.

ALL basic materials are included.

Examples of forged items would be a railroad spike knife, fire poker, BBQ tools, letter opener, coat hooks, dinner bells, keychains, etc.

DEFINITIONS OF CLASS SIZES

 

1 Person

One-on-one with the blacksmith
 

2 Person – Individual 

Pay for a single spot in a class with one other student

2 Person – Group

Pay for two spots in a class where the students are booked together

3 Person – Individual

Pay for a single spot in a class with two other students

3 Person – Group

Pay for three spots in a class where the students are booked together

ONE-ON-ONE vs. GROUP

Choose the best fit for the student.
 


One-on-One Classes
 

  • Offer the most creative freedom
     

  • Give students the best chance to learn as much as possible
     

  • Allow the student to choose their project and upgrade options for materials
     

  • Typically result in a better finished, higher-end product with more attention to detail
     

  • Require a pre-scheduled preliminary meeting with the blacksmith prior to the class to discuss project details

     

Blacksmithing Group Classes
 

  • Provide awesome opportunities for families and friends to do something unique & memorable together
     

  • Are great for home-schooled children who are seeking local and ongoing options for hands-on experience & education
     

  • Allow students who would prefer a more casual setting the opportunity to have a less-intensive class
     

  • Do not require pre-scheduled preliminary meetings, unless otherwise requested or arranged