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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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.

June 4 (2016)
Saturday 7:00pm - 10:00pm

June 12 (2016)
Sunday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

June 22 (2016)
Wednesday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

... and 2 more are on the calendar.

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

June 15 (2016)
Wednesday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Open Smithy
A time to do your own things

May 26 (2016)
Thursday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

May 28 (2016)
Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm ***Morning***

May 30 (2016)
Monday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

... and 23 more are on the calendar.

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

May 27, June 3, 17, 24 (2016)
(No class on June 10)
Fridays 7:00pm - 10:00pm

June 6, 13, 20, 27 (2016)
Mondays 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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

June 25, 26 (an intense weekend) (2016)
Saturday 2pm - 5pm and 7pm - 10pm then Sunday 6:30 - 9:30

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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