PROSPECT HILL FORGE: The Blacksmithing Classroom

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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. Read whatever instructions there might be directly below the "Click Here..." link,
  5. Click the "Click Here..." link,
  6. This will take you to the registration system of whoever "owns" that class. It might be us, it might be any of several Adult Ed organizations.
  7. Follow the instructions when you get there.
Note: if the class is registered through one of our Adult Ed partners, They are the ones that know if it is full, we don't find out until the last day or so.
Regardless of who's doing the registration,
(We don't move this stuff.)

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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...).
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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 Taste of Blacksmithing
Our single-session introductory class - $65

November 12 (2018)
Monday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

November 17 (2018)
Saturday 2:00pm - 5:00pm ***Afternoon***

Ready, Set, Smith!
A good start in Blacksmithing - $690

October 23, 30, November6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18 (2018)
Tuesdays 6:30pm - 9:30pm

November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (2018)
Sundays 10:00am - 1:00pm

A Tween's first Taste of Blacksmithing
Our intro class formatted specifically for tweens (ages 11, 12, 13). - $85

October 26 (2018)
Friday 4:00pm - 7:00pm

November 2 (2018)
Friday 4:00pm - 7:00pm

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

October 17 (2018)
Wednesday 1 pm - 4 pm

October 18 (2018)
Thursday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

October 20 (2018)
Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm ***Morning***

... and 22 more are on the calendar.

Rudiments of Blacksmithing I
The beginning of learning the basics of blacksmithing (4 weeks) - $320

November 14, 21, 28, December 5 (2018)
Wednesdays 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Nothing but Knives
We make a letter-opener and a knife. Annealed, hardened, and tempered. - $315

October 17, 24, November 7 (2018)
Wednesdays 6:30pm - 9:30pm - *** CANCELLED ***

October 22, 22, November 5 (2018)
Mondays 6:30pm - 9:30pm

October 27, November 3, 10 (2018)
Saturdays 2:00pm - 5:00pm ***Afternoon***

... and 1 more is on the calendar.

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 -
781 816 9433 (781 81 oxide)
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