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.
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RSS feeds for classes and events
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

(Our RSS feeds update
a few minutes after midnight
every night.)

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.

September 10 (2015)
Thursday 1pm - 4pm [A Private Class for ASHER NICHOLS & Craftsmen, LLC]

September 21 (2015)
Monday 6:30pm - 9:30pm (registration will not be available until, at the earliest, September 1)

September 27 (2015)
Sunday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

... and 8 more are on the calendar.


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

September 26 (2015)
Saturday 7:00pm - 10:00pm

October 16 (2015)
Friday 7:00pm - 10:00pm

November 11 (2015)
Wednesday 6:30pm - 9:30pm


Open Smithy
A time to do your own things

August 6 (2015)
Thursday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

August 8 (2015)
Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm ***Morning***

August 13 (2015)
Thursday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

... and 24 more are 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 -
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