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Spring Break Blacksmithing Adventure at Hammered Heart Forge
March 13-15, March 16-18

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This is a hands-on workshop.  Participants will learn some basic blacksmithing techniques and create two projects ... a knife made from a railroad spike and a bottle opener made from a horseshoe.


The workshop is led by Michael Sebacher, a local artisan and teacher.  See his bio here.

Open to students aged 13 to 18.

A parent (or other responsible adult) must attend and participate with the student.


Participation is limited to 6 participants per session ... to optimize safety and ensure a quality experience.


Two series are scheduled over spring break ... March 13-15 and March 16-18.

Daily workshops are three hours long ... from 10am to 1pm, for three consecutive days.


Workshop cost is $400 per parent/student.  All materials are included.

Space is confirmed with payment.


We're located on a working horse farm so mind the ducks, riders, dogs, geese and other critters on the way in. 

The workshop is given is at Hammered Heart Forge Studio located at 272 Lowell Drive in Sharpsburg ... map below:)

Important Things to Remember

  • Dress for the weather and the environment.  This is a working studio ... dirt, grit, and heat  are always present.

  • Leather gloves are required and available. Plastic based or nylon gloves are unsafe.

  • ​Safety glasses are required and supplied.

  • Long hair should be tied back or under a hat.

  • Nylon or plastic-based clothing is unsafe.  Cotton, wool, or leather works.

  • Photos are encouraged but mustn't interfere with others working.

  • Each student must be accompanied by a related, responsible adult.

  • This is not a child-friendly environment and unsafe for children 12 and under.

How to Register

  1. Fill out the form below.

  2. Check which series you prefer ... either March 13-15 or March 16-18 from the dropdown menu.

  3. Click 'Submit'.

  4. Availability on that date will be confirmed promptly via confirmation email.

  5. Your confirmation email will direct you back here to make your payment. 


Spring Break Blacksmithing Adventure Inquiry

Thanks... we'll get right back to you with seat availability via the email address submitted.


Contact me at any time with questions:


You're encouraged to arrange a visit to studio prior as you'd like:)



Pay only after you've received confirmation email from HHF

Any card works, PayPal will confirm the transaction.  Workshops are refundable up until 5 days prior to the date.

Spring Break Blacksmithing Adventure


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