Hammered Heart Forge 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, anvil and a little sweat.  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 three students per session to optimize safety and ensure a quality experience.

When

Currently, (July 2022) workshops are scheduled every Saturday and every Sunday.  Workshops begin at 11am and go until approximately 430pm.

Space is normally available if you can schedule 3 to 4 weeks in advance however ASK about current availability ... occasionally there's openings from cancellation or workshops being less than capacity

Cost

Workshop cost is $100 per person.  PayPal payment below.

How to Sign Up

  1. Check seat availability by filling out the fields and selecting a date below.

  2. Click 'Submit'.

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

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

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

Where

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 ... clickable map below:)

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 at any time:)

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Payment

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

$100.00

Spike Knife Blacksmithing Workshop