Blacksmithing

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Learn the ancient art of blacksmithing at Artisan Estate, a working farm and maker’s destination in Somersby, NSW. Our workshops are perfect for beginners and experienced blacksmiths alike, and we offer a variety of courses to suit your interests.

All of our workshops are taught by Chris, an experienced blacksmith who is passionate about sharing his knowledge. We provide all of the materials and equipment you need, so you can just relax and enjoy the learning experience.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced blacksmith, we encourage you to join us for a blacksmithing workshop at Artisan Estate. You will have a blast learning this ancient art and creating your own unique works of art.

Select your Course

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Become the Maker

Saturdays 9:30am – 3:00pm

Give Blacksmithing a ‘red hot go’ and create a variety of items, including a blacksmith’s knife. No experience necessary.

  • Learn the essentials of blacksmithing by forging a variety of goods to take home.
  • Fun and achievable for all experience levels.
  • Ages must be 12+
  • Examples of works: Blacksmith knife, bottle openers, keyrings, S hooks, forged nails, butter knives, dice sets and miscellaneous options.
  • BBQ lunch & drinks provided.

    This course gives students the option to work on an elective item of your choosing. (Please make contact before booking if you have a specific item in mind.)

Class size is 6 people, if you would like to book extra people, please contact us to create a custom class.

$400

Beginner Blacksmithing

Sundays 9:30am-noon

Curious about Blacksmithing? This course will give you the first step into the world of blacksmithing, and forging with fire.

  • Learn the essentials of blacksmithing: Tapering, twisting, fullering, drawing out, upsetting, and more.
  • Fun and achievable for all experience levels.
  • Ages must be 12+
  • Create a variety of items with different difficulty options, to take home.
  • Tea & Coffee provided.

    ***Not a knifemaking class***
    (Book the Become the Maker class to make a Blacksmith Knife, or book our Chef Knife course.)

    Class size is 6 people, if you would like to book extra people, please contact us to create a custom class.

$250

Forge a Chef Knife

Saturdays 8:30am-3:00pm

This course is a unique opportunity to learn how to make your own chef knife from scratch. In this hands-on course, you will learn all the basics of blacksmithing; from forging, shaping, heat treating, and grinding. Beginner friendly, no experience necessary.

  • Ages must be 16+
  • Fun and achievable for all experience levels.
  • By the end of the course, you will have your own handmade chef knife to take home and use for cooking or display.
  • Engrave your name, quote, or an icon on your knife to really make it unique. Or use one of our touch-marks, to stamp your blade.
  • BBQ lunch & drinks provided.

    Class size is 4 people, if you would like to book extra people, please contact us to create a custom class.

$500

Team Building

Bring your crew to Artisan Estate, to experience the ancient craft of Blacksmithing. Private workshops are the perfect opportunity to get your group together, and partake in a unique & memorable activity together.

Artisan Estate can create a custom workshop for your group, and tailor the class size, duration, and day suitable to you.

Blacksmithing Parties

Ready for a truly unforgettable experience?
Look no further than the red-hot world of blacksmithing!

Book a private blacksmithing workshop for your Bucks, Hens, or Birthday Event this year!

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