The Woodland Forge is designed to bring opportunities for creative expression, arts education, and new skills.
The Blacksmithing Forge can accommodate 4 students.
Meals are prepared by our chef and served buffet style in our dining room. Our chef and staff can accommodate dietary requirements as necessary. Please include any dietary requirements with your registration form. Our chef may contact you for additional information shortly before your visit.
This class is open to those brand new to the art of smithing as well as experienced students. The small size of the class allows the instructor to individualize the class to the needs of the students. It will start or continue you on the path to developing the core skills of smithing: drawing, tapering, hot cutting, hot punching, forge welding, bending, twisting, scrolls and leaves. All materials and supplies are included.
Students must be at least 16 years of age.
Flavius Brinsfield (featured in the photo above) provides hands-on instruction in the Woodland Forge at Lutherlyn, guiding students through their blacksmithing journey. Flavius has been shaping iron for nearly 50 years. With a love of fire, iron and hammers he pursues the tradition of the village blacksmith. "It's fun and mesmerizing to get something hot, beat it into submission, and come up with cool stuff that is useful, practical and pretty."
Class ScheduleAll Blacksmithing Classes are 9 am - 5 pm and include lunch for $150 per person.
When registering, indicate your first and second choice dates on your registration form. You will receive a confirmation with your class date and other important details.
2020 Class ScheduleJanuary 25, 2020
March 21, 2020
April 25, 2020
September 12, 2020
October 17, 2020
November 21, 2020
Groups of adults can reserve a full class session for a private party or contact Lutherlyn to schedule a private event.
Cancellations will be accepted up to 14 days prior to the class with a $40 cancellation fee. Within 14 of the scheduled class, refunds will not be given unless there is an emergency.
Blacksmithing Class Registration Form
Please complete the form below to register for a class at the Woodland Forge at Lutherlyn. Fields with a * are required.
In the event that the class you want to register for is full, please provide a 2nd choice date for your class/workshop below:
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