Learn to forge iron in this beginner's course, taught by OFC resident blacksmith Sam Hibbs. This four-hour class will cover the basics of forging, hammer-work, and tools used in blacksmithing. Students will learn to make a choice of either a steak flipper or a meat fork, and learn the skills to start your journey into this fascinating craft!
Cost of this class $87. A $22 registration fee payable here and $65 class and materials fee payable directly to your instructor at the beginning of class. Class fees include all-day admission to the Craft Village.
This class is for students 16-years-old or older. For all classes, students MUST wear nonflammable clothing -- NO synthetics or synthetic blends. You will not be allowed in the forge area if you are wearing flammable clothing. No open-toe footwear or any boots with meltable tops. Bring eye protection if you have it, but safety glasses will be provided if not.
NOTE: Classes may be canceled at any time due to Covid-19. Please, call (870) 269-3854 prior to traveling to confirm your class. A full refund will be issued if your workshop is canceled.
is available in the park at The Cabins at Dry Creek, our newly remodeled
duplex-style hotel rooms. There is a Folk School discount for students booking
more than 3 days. Call the Cabins office at 800-264-3655 to book with the
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