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Mike - 617 230 9572 or Carl - 781 608 0900

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Prospect Hill Forge is a teaching smithy
located in Waltham, Massachusetts.

We offer:

To register for a class:

  1. Have a look at the column to the right, or go to the calendar.
  2. Click on a class name (or picture) and another window will open.
  3. Scroll down until you find a date and time you like,
  4. Click the "Click Here..." link,
  5. Follow the instructions when you get there.
or Online...
or at your place (our Forge-to-Go classes)

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To help you find out when the class you've been waiting for gets scheduled on our calendar, we've created RSS feeds for each class, and one for all our events and activites (classes, open houses, demos...).
(What is RSS, why do I care, and how do I use it?)

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All PHF Events

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every night.)

for Wednesday Evening Zoom Meeting and Demonstration info, click here

These are the next few classes for beginners,
and events of interest.

Click the class name for more information.
Or view our Full Calendar to see everything we have scheduled.

A Forged Iron Bottle Opener
A single-session introductory class - $85

Saturday, June 10
2:00pm to 5:00pm

... and 1 more is on the calendar.

Ready, Set, Smith!
A good start in Blacksmithing - $790

Weekly on Sundays, June 11 to August 6
2:00pm to 5:00pm

... and 1 more is on the calendar.

Open Smithy
A time to do your own things - $25 /hr, $225 /10hr package

Thursday, June 8
6:30pm to 9:30pm

... and 10 more are on the calendar.

Rudiments of Blacksmithing I
The beginning of learning the basics of blacksmithing (4 weeks) - $390

Weekly on Mondays, June 5 to June 26
6:30pm to 9:30pm

... and 1 more is on the calendar.

Firesteel (aka Fire Striker)
In this class we will make a fire-steel from high-carbon steel and learn to use ... - $140

Friday, July 7
6:30pm to 10:30pm


A video by and of Mark Oribello, one of our advanced students and Open Smithy monitors:

We also have a Youtube channel with (as of 20221217) six videos, and more to come.

Facemasks & Sourdough

There's been a lot of interest in these lately, here's my page about my design for a mask more suited to the bearded face,
(which does also work on un-bearded faces, the beard is not required for proper functioning)
And if you're making pleated rectangular masks, here's a design for a simple-to-make (cardboard and tape) pleating tool that just might speed you up.
and my No-Waste Procedure for maintaining and using a sourdough starter.

- On the South side of Guinan Street, toward the Eastern end - Waltham - Massachusetts -
- P.O.Box 541372 - 02454 -
781 816 9433 (781 81 oxide)
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