Private and Custom Classes Available

VIB welcomes requests for private and custom blacksmithing classes. All private blacksmithing classes are subject to instructor and shop availability.  Inquire about your dates. Weekends with previously scheduled courses with no current enrollments may be used for private classes.  Student groups please contact us for special pricing and field trip specific time consideration. 

Metal roseThe project for the private class will be customized on a group by group basis. Choose one of our established class curricula for your group or let us customize the project to your group’s level and interests.

Weekend Private Blacksmithing Classes – Minimum charge of $2000 for up to 8 students; 6 hours of instruction and shop time per day; Saturday and Sunday; Subject to availability. 4 additional students may join the group for an additional fee of $250 per student. Weekend dates must be reserved with a non-refundable $1000 deposit.

Weekday Private Blacksmithing Classes – Minimum charge of $1500 for up to 6 students; 6 hours of instruction and shop time per day;  2 days per course to be chosen based on availability Monday – Thursday; Subject to availability. 6 additional students may join the group for an additional fee of $250 per student.

photo 2(5)Quoted fees are inclusive of fuel, materials, use of tools, and instruction time. All food and lodging is the responsibility  of the student.

Student groups please contact us for special pricing and field trip specific time consideration. 

All attendees of all classes at Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing are required to abide by standards of conduct and behavior. Call to discuss if VIB’s private blacksmithing classes would be a good fit for your group.