Professional Classes on Your Schedule

Whether you've never swung a hammer before or you are a pro looking to sharpen your skills, we are happy to offer classes here at StormCloak Forge, LLC.

  • All classes are 1-on-1 or 2 if you would like to bring someone you know. This ensures you get the best experience possible.
  • Tools, fuel, material, and all safety equipment are provided for you.
  • You're welcome to bring any blacksmithing equipment you have, including hammers, tongs, an apron, or safety glasses.
  • Classes can be scheduled any Saturday between 10am and 6pm.
  • Class hours can be broken up any way you would like into one or multiple sessions.
  • All classes include a syllabus and handouts to take home along with the item you make in class!
  • Gift certificates are available.
  • All classes are $75 per hour for 1 person or $100 per hour for 2. Bring a friend and save!

Introduction to Blacksmithing

Experience blacksmithing firsthand!
Heat steel in a coal forge and learn to shape it with some of the tools of the trade.
Make an S-hook to take home.
What you'll learn:

How to shape hot steel

Blacksmithing fundamentals

How to make an S-hook

Class length:

3-4 hours.

Pricing:

$75/hour for 1 person.

$100/hour for 2 people.

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Basics of Blacksmithing

Learn everything you need to know to get started blacksmithing on your own in this 2-part basics class.
Make sure you schedule part 2 on a different day. We'll cover a lot of material and do a lot of hammer striking.
What you'll learn:

Types of forges and fuels

How to light a coal forge and maintain the fire

Types of tools, their uses, how to set up the smithy, and ergonomics

How to improve basic blacksmithing techniques

How to make a bottle opener or fire poker

Types of steel finishes and how to apply one to your piece

Class length:

Part 1: 4 hours

Part 2: 4 hours

Schedule part 1 & part 2 on different days.

Pricing:

$75/hour for 1 person.

$100/hour for 2 people.

Intermediate Blacksmithing

Continue building on your basic blacksmithing techniques. Make a pair of tongs to take home.
We'll start by assessing what you know so far and help you polish any basic skills you'd like to practice.
Learn intermediate blacksmithing techniques, such as hot punching, drifting, and riveting.
What you'll learn:

How to improve techniques you already know

Punching, drifting, and riveting

How to make a pair of tongs

Class length:

6 hours

Pricing:

$75/hour for 1 person.

$100/hour for 2 people.

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Rent the Studio

Are you a blacksmith but don't have a smithy to work in?
Do you need help with a project?
Rent our studio and get to work!
What you'll get:

Time to work on your project

Access to the StormCloak Forge, LLC smithy and tools

Our knowledge and help

Pricing:

$75/hour

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