PROSPECT HILL FORGE: The Blacksmithing Classroom

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

We offer:

We're now making
English Longswords
(for dancing, not fighting)

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

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Or view our Full Calendar to see everything we have scheduled.

A Taste of Blacksmithing
Our single-session introductory class.

May 1 (2014)
Thursday 2:00pm - 5:00pm

May 5 (2014)
Monday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

May 11 (2014)
Sunday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Wrought Iron Bracelets
Use traditional blacksmithing techniques to make a distinctly nontraditional item

May 3 (2014)
Saturday 2:00pm - 5:00pm

May 11 (2014)
Sunday 2:00pm - 5:00pm

A Tween's first Taste of Blacksmithing
Our intro class formatted specifically for tweens.

May 5 (2014)
Mondays 1:00pm - 4:30pm w/snack break

June 17 (2014)
Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm with a snack break

A Teen's First Taste of Blacksmithing
Our intro class formatted specifically for teens.

April 21 (2014)
Monday 1:00pm - 4:00pm

June 3 (2014)
Tuesday 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Open Smithy
A time to work on what you want

April 15 (2014)
Tuesday 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

April 17 (2014)
Thursday 7:00pm - 10:00pm

April 22 (2014)
Tuesday 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

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

May 4, 18 (2014 - 2014)
Sundays Afternoon/Evening semi-intensive 2:00pm - 9:30pm with dinner break from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

June 2, 9, 16, 23 (2014 - 2014)
Mondays 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Nothing but Knives
We make a letter-opener and a knife. Annealed, hardened, and tempered.

April 22, 24 (2014 - 2014)
(No class on April 23)

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

- On the South side of Guinan Street, toward the Eastern end - Waltham - Massachusetts -
- P.O.Box 541372 - 02454 -
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