Blacksmithing and metalworking

Blacksmithing – practical projects with Alex Smith

Ref: SLW07636

Suitable for all



Explore a range of forging techniques including bending, twisting, splitting, forging and fire-welding. You will work with hot metal and fire to make a ram's head poker and other practical items, such as a bottle opener and key ring.


Alex Smith

Alex Smith has been a blacksmith since 1998, it must run in the family somewhere down the line too!
He started at college, where he did a BA Artist Blacksmith course in Hereford. Alex started to run Chalk Pit Forge in Amberley, West Sussex in 2008. He works to commission, designing products to fit in with the location.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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