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Introductory Copper & Iron Workshop

When: Aug. 12, 2024, 10 a.m.

Introductory Copper & Iron Workshop

Monday - Friday, August 12-16, 10am-12:30pm

Learn the traditional arts of coppersmithing and blacksmithing as you make a unique bird feeder mobile. You will learn hot and cold forging techniques including sinking, raising, chasing-and-repoussage, bending, riveting and annealing. Emphasis will be on the proper use of hammers and other hand tools, as well as the use of fire to work both metals in this weeklong workshop. No prerequisite. Ages: 12 & up.

Blacksmithing is a physical art and safety is our number one priority. Students swing hammers, work with hot metal, and move between workstations on a packed dirt floor. For their own safety and that of others, all students must be able to take direction from our instructor. If you have questions about Blacksmithing classes or about accessibility and accommodations, please contact us at before registering and we will be happy to help!

Due to the high demand and limited space in these classes, purchases are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Must be able to attend all five sessions. In particular, the first class includes vital safety information. Missing the first class or any of the other classes forfeits your place in the workshop and you will not be refunded.


$250/Troy Historical Society Member


Upcoming Dates

Start Time End Time Actions
Aug. 12, 2024, 10 a.m. Aug. 12, 2024, 12:30 p.m.
Aug. 13, 2024, 10 a.m. Aug. 13, 2024, 12:30 p.m.
Aug. 14, 2024, 10 a.m. Aug. 14, 2024, 12:30 p.m.
Aug. 15, 2024, 10 a.m. Aug. 15, 2024, 12:30 p.m.
Aug. 16, 2024, 10 a.m. Aug. 16, 2024, 12:30 p.m.