Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing

Setting the Standard for Artistic Blacksmithing Education

Throwing Knives and Tomahawks

August 13 - 14, 2022

Like darts, but far, far more serious. Make a set of two regulation throwing knives and two throwing tomahawks. Get instruction on throwing practices  ... more ›
Blacksmithing: Throwing Knives and Tomahawks

Chef/Kitchen

August 20 - 21, 2022

Learn to forge a knife in this two day, blacksmithing centered, knife making class! The first day, you will start on the forge and anvil where you'll  ... more ›
Blacksmith's Knife: Chef/Kitchen

Beginning Welding - Layout Table

August 27 - 28, 2022

This hobby welding course will cover the basics of MIG welding. You will make layout and cutting table on castors. Add on the complete welder kit and  ... more ›
Beginning Welding - Layout Table

Beginning Blacksmithing

August 27 - 28, 2022

Make a spear head. This is a beginning level course suitable for the novice and up. There will be a lot of hot forge work in this class. Also covered ... more ›
Beginning Blacksmithing

Kitchen Cleaver Evening Knife Class

September 12 - 15, 2022

September 12 - 15, 2022: Blacksmithing: Kitchen Cleaver Knife Class This is a during the week evening class for beginning knife makers. No experience ... more ›
Kitchen Cleaver Evening Knife Class

Blacksmith's Knife - Chopper

September 17 - 18, 2022

Learn to forge a knife in this two day, blacksmithing centered, knife making class! The first day, you will start on the forge and anvil where you’ ... more ›
Blacksmithing: Blacksmith's Knife - Chopper

Gift Certificates

Give the gift of an experience!  Certificates are good for one year from date of purchase.  We will email you the certificate after purchase for  ... more ›
Gift Certificates

Welding at VIB

Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing is proud to announce that we are bring hobby welding back! Welding Cart: The first project is to build a welding  ... more ›
Welding at VIB