You will learn how to light and maintain a fire in a coal forge, and will be introduced to forging tools, hammering techniques and proper tool use. Instructors demonstrate two or more beginner level projects and you will make your own projects to take home.

Class size: 4 Students, 2 Instructors

Location: Waldie Blacksmith Shop, 16 James St, Milton

Regular rate: $260.00

Schedules permitting,  groups of four can receive registration fee rebates of $20 per person for Beginner courses. For more information, please send an email to


Time: Saturday or Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Course Information:

  • Students will be supplied with: an anvil, hammers, safety glasses
  • Students must wear natural fibre clothing (cotton or wool); a hat; leather shoes/boots; gloves. Students should bring their own brown bag lunch.
  • ALL students will have to sign a waiver releasing the MHS from liability for any personal injury or damage. Upon signing the waiver and registration form, the MHS assumes that the student has read the Shop Safety Guidelines and agrees to adhere to them.
  • If you have any questions, please send an email to