Blacksmithing

blacksmithing class

Artisan Estate is the Central Coasts’ newest “Maker” destination.
Our Maker Shed was created with a simple purpose in mind. 
To set creativity in motion, through the empowerment of education.

The Maker Shed hosts Blacksmithing Classes for beginners,
to experience the old world techniques, and forge with fire.
Students will come away with their own hand made souvenirs, and some life skills!

To add to your experience, & further explore the Central Coast, Artisan Estate also offers 2 unique Farmstay options.
In a spacious self contained guest-house overlooking the dam and property, or Glamping under the trees surrounded by mother nature.

Select your Course

Course details below

Become the Maker

Saturdays 9:30 – 3:00
  • Learn the essentials of blacksmithing.
  • Hammer control / technique.
  • Forging metals.
  • Tapering, twisting, fullering, drawing out, upsetting and more.
  • Forge a variety of items.
  • Create bottle openers, keyrings, s hooks, forged nails, butter knives, dice sets and more options.
  • BBQ lunch provided.
  • BOOK 2 OR MORE PEOPLE TO SAVE $100 EACH

Create your own design! – This course gives students time to work own a design of your choosing. Or create a something from our line of examples on the day
***Please make contact before booking if you have a specific design in mind***

$400

Beginner Blacksmithing

Sundays 9:30 – 12:00
  • Learn the essentials of blacksmithing.
  • Hammer control / technique.
  • Forging metals.
  • Tapering, twisting, fullering, drawing out, upsetting and more.
  • Create a variety of items with different difficulty options.
  • Come away from this course with all the items you create.
  • BOOK 2 OR MORE PEOPLE TO SAVE $50 EACH
 

$250

Attendees must be at least 12 years of age. Anyone under 18 must be booked with a parent/guardian to do the course with you.

Parties & groups

For larger than 4 people groups and corporate parties please contact us here for group pricing.

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Beginner Blacksmithing

Learn the fundamentals of Blacksmithing and make something to take home with you in our Blacksmithing Classes for Beginners.
 
With no experience needed, our classes are a fun experience for anyone keen to give it a go. Blacksmithing classes are held in our Maker Shed, with a beautiful view of the orchard, plenty of fresh air, and natural lighting.
This course runs for roughly 2.5 hours
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Become the Maker

The Natural allure of the flame at your hands, use it to create something special.

Our 1 day Become the Maker course will give you a detailed introduction into old world blacksmith techniques.
No experience needed!

Students will come away from the course having made a number of items such as: Forged Nails, Tulip Hooks, Forged Keyrings, S Hooks, Pineapple Twist Keyring to name a few. Depending on the students progress other items may be able to be made.

Lunch is included with your Blacksmithing experience, where you can enjoy the serenity of the Orchard.

This course runs for roughly 5.5 hours

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