One-day workshop

Introduction to Blacksmithing

Learn various blacksmithing techniques and steps used to turn a squared bar of steel into a beautiful fire poker.

16 Oct 2021


Organised by:
Scottish Sculpture Workshop www.ssw.org.uk
Adult £100 Book now
Scottish Sculpture Workshop
Main Street
AB54 4AE
Opening Times:
Mon9:30am - 5:30pm
Tue9:30am - 5:30pm
Wed9:30am - 5:30pm
Thu9:30am - 5:30pm
Fri9:30am - 5:30pm

Introduction to Blacksmithing is a one day course led by SSW Technician, Michael Hautemulle, and offers an introduction to the basic technical aspects of blacksmithing. Participants will learn how to make a fire poker from a piece of mild steel square bar which they can take away with them at the end of the day.

Through making the poker, participants will be introduced to a diverse range of blacksmithing techniques including drawing out, hammering and bending as well as how to use and regulate a forge.

If you have any suggestions, questions or requirements relating to accessibility at SSW, please get in touch and they will make every effort to support you to visit.



£100 (includes tuition, materials, consumables and PPE)


[Image Description: One person wearing PPE hammers a metal bar on an anvil while another looks on and offers advice.]

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