Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing

Teaching of the Hand and the Mind

Beg. Blacksmithing: Build a Helmet

You never know what is coming for you. Protect that noggin and look good doing it by building an awesome helmet. This is a beginning level course  ... more ›
Jan. 21 2017:  Beg. Blacksmithing: Build a Helmet

Beginning Blacksmithing: Wall Mounted Pot Rack

In this class, students will learn basic blacksmithing skills to include riveting and bending tools and techniques. Students will complete the class  ... more ›
Jan. 28  2017: Beginning Blacksmithing: Wall Mounted Pot Rack

Beginning Blacksmithing: Re-enactor's Class

Ready to cook that pot of beans? This class project is a campfire cooking tripod with pot jack and a flint strike. Students will learn bending,  ... more ›
Feb. 18  2017: Beginning Blacksmithing:  Re-enactor's Class

Metalsmithing: Torch Fired Enamels

Painting with fire! Torch firing enamels onto metal is an affordable and fun technique for students of every level.  It offers extreme spontaneity  ... more ›
Jan. 21, 2017: Metalsmithing: Torch Fired Enamels

Metalsmithing: Introduction to Metalsmithing and Forged Jewelry

Combining our two most popular introduction classes into one full weekend: On Saturday, students will learn how to cut, pierce, file and form copper  ... more ›
Jan. 28 2017: Metalsmithing: Introduction to Metalsmithing and Forged Jewelry

Metalsmithing: Intro to Silver Soldering and Cabochon Stone Setting

This class combines the popular intro to soldering with stone setting. Students will learn some basics of silver soldering with an oxy-acetylene  ... more ›
Feb. 18 2017: Metalsmithing: Intro to Silver Soldering and Cabochon Stone Setting

Modern Metalwork and Welding

Our Modern Metalwork & Welding 2-day class is a project driven class. Students will learn the art of metal work, fabrication and welding while  ... more ›
Modern Metalwork and Welding

Gift Certificates

We all have stuff and most don't need more stuff, give the gift of an experience.  Certificates are good for one year from date of purchase.  We  ... more ›
Gift Certificates

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Please Note:   A parent, guardian or responsible adult must be on site for students under 18 years of age for the duration of the class.  Adults  ... more ›