Railroad Spike Knife Blacksmithing Workshop

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What

This is an hands-on event. We'll be transforming a railroad spike into a knife using forge, hammer and anvil.  Designed for beginners ... no experience necessary:)

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

You'll have a chance to explore a working blacksmith-artisan studio located on a working horse farm. You'll learn some basic blacksmithing techniques and enjoy the company of others who share your interest.

We take only two students per session.

Cost

Workshop cost is $100 per person.  You may ​pay the full amount or make a $50 deposit to reserve your seat.  Balance due on your workshop date.  PayPal payment below.

When

  1. Check seat availability by selecting a date below.

  2. We'll confirm your date preference via email promptly.

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

Workshop Seat Availability Inquiry
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Where

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

 

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

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. 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.

  • Those under 17 must be accompanied by a related, responsible adult.

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

Contact

Contact me at any time with questions:

678.876.1654 (try texting first)

mjsebacher@bellsouth.net

You're encouraged to arrange a visit to the studio before the workshop.

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Payment

Workshop $100

 

See you there:)