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Folk School: Beginner Blacksmith Class

  • Furnace Town 3816 Old Furnace Road Snow Hill, MD 21863 (map)

The blacksmith was an essential part of 19th-century communities. Discover the basics of this artistry in the Furnace Town beginner blacksmith class.

Using our 19th-century style forge, you’ll learn to make and take home a J-hook, and more if time permits. You’ll learn the interesting history of Furnace Town’s furnace, blacksmith shop and its collection of nineteenth-century blacksmith tools.

No experience necessary. You will gain knowledge and confidence to explore the world of blacksmithing. Please wear closed toe shoes, natural fiber clothing, and lightweight leather gloves. If you have clear safety glasses please bring them, or a pair will be provided.

Equipment, materials, water & soda provided. Please bring a lunch.

Instructor: Matt Kemp
Class: Limited to 6 participants ages 16+
Level: Beginner
Cost: $60
Member Cost: $30

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