Module 1 - Beginners

12 Y/O +


This workshop is suitable for all former Waterside students (+) who have completed .
  • Thursday day from 6:00pm-9:30pm (4 sessions, pizza optional extra)
    no availability at the moment
  • Saturday & Sunday from 9:00-4:30pm (weekend intensive)
    Aug 17 & 18 - spots available
  • Saturday from 1:00pm-4:30pm (4 sessions)
    Jun 15, 22, 29 & Jul 6 - FULL
  • Aug 24, 31, Sep 7 & 14 - spots available

No previous experience required. Students are given an overview of the practice including the primary tools, safety precautions and creative possibilities. They are taught how to light and manage a coke fired forge and will be introduced to some of the fundamental techniques (drawing out, bending, twisting). Take home one completed project after each session.

Together, Module 1 & Module 2, cover the 7 fundamental forging techniques and upon completion students will have gained enough knowledge to continue their own explorations into blacksmithing. We offer a 10% discount when both are purchased as a Gift Voucher Package.

Minimum age for students is 12 and under 15’s need to be accompanied by an adult, also enrolled in the course.Price $580 / $522 (full-time student under 24) / $1080 M1 + M2 (gift voucher package)

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Really great place. Everyone is friendly and welcoming and there is a wealth of experience to learn from. I did the module 1 - beginners course before joining as a member and it's been a great experience. Would absolutely recommend for anyone who wants to learn and is unsure how to start.