Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing

Setting the Standard for Artistic Blacksmithing Education

ABS Intro to Bladesmithing

ABS: Introduction to Bladesmithing with Scott McGhee January 4-15, 2021 (M-Th, 8am-5pm with 1 hour for lunch)* Friday 8am-12pm. The Virginia  ... more ›
January 4  2021 Bladesmithing: ABS Intro to Bladesmithing

November 14 2020

This is a good beginning welding class or a great follow up class to our welding cart class. In this class, you will make a layout welding/cutting  ... more ›
Beginning Welding, Layout Table: November 14  2020

Beginning Welding 2020

This hobby welding course will cover the basics of MIG welding. You will make a welder cart and gun holder. Add on the complete welder kit and leave  ... more ›
Beginning Welding  2020


metal stock Option 1 $622.00 USD ... more ›

Blacksmithing: Grilling Tools

A great beginners class, this class focuses on transferable techniques and guides the student through a number of useful tools for outdoor cooking.  ... more ›
August 8  2020: Blacksmithing: Grilling Tools

Blacksmithing: Tomahawk & Throwing Knives

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 ›
Sept 19  2020: Blacksmithing: Tomahawk & Throwing Knives

Fall Leaves

A class for those who love organic forms and leaves. Seasonally appropriate, students will explore both forged and repoussed leaves starting with ... more ›
October 10  2020: Fall Leaves

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