Half Day Course

No experience necessary and is the perfect tester session to whether you would like to book a longer course next time!

The morning course 10am – 1pm. The Afternoon course 1pm - 4pm.

Please be aware that course can over run a little!

Price is £100 one to one tuition or £150 for a couple to share the session.

A 50% deposit (non refundable) is required via bank transfer payment.

Please contact Spike to book 07713397768 or spiketheblacksmith@hotmail.co.uk.

What to bring

  • Warm work clothes and jumper (no fleeces please)
  • Work shoes/boots
  • All health and safety equipment will be supplied
  • Plenty of tea and coffee provided

Who is the course suitable for?

13 years and over (always exceptions) No experience necessary

To find out exactly what my wonderful students have thought of this course please follow the link below.

Click to view half day blacksmithing course students work

The second half is student led, design and forge your idea into metal! I will teach you the appropriate techniques for you to accomplish your creative project. (within reason!)

The times! 10am – 4pm. Please be aware that course can over run a little!

Price is £190 one to one tuition or £280 for a couple to share the session.

A 50% deposit (non refundable) is required via bank transfer payment scheme.

Please contact Spike to book 07713397768 or spiketheblacksmith@hotmail.co.uk.

What to bring

  • Warm work clothes and jumper (no fleeces please)
  • Work shoes/boots
  • Packed lunch
  • All health and safety equipment will be supplied
  • Plenty of tea and coffee provided

Who is the course suitable for?

13 years and over (always exceptions) No experience necessary

To find out exactly what my wonderful students have thought of this course please follow the link below.

One day Blacksmithing course students' work

You will have an induction to all workshop machinery and included is welding and plasma cutter lessons. The second day is student led, design and forge your idea into metal! I will teach you the appropriate techniques for you to accomplish your creative project (within reason!).

You will have full use of all machines and tools within the workshop to create your practical vision.

The times! 10am – 4pm on both days.

Please be aware that course can over run a little!

Price and Booking £360 one to one tuition. A 50% deposit (non refundable) is required via bank transfer payment scheme.

Please contact Spike to book 07713397768 or spiketheblacksmith@hotmail.co.uk

What to bring

  • Warm work clothes and jumper (no fleeces please)
  • Work shoes/boots
  • Packed lunch
  • All health and safety equipment will be supplied
  • Plenty of tea and coffee provided

Who is the course suitable for?

13 years and over (always exceptions) No experience necessary

To find out exactly what my wonderful participants have thought of this course please follow the link below.

Two day Blacksmithing course students' work

You will have an induction to all workshop machinery and included is welding and plasma cutting lessons.

The second day is student led, design and forge your idea into metal! I will teach you the appropriate techniques for you to accomplish your chosen creative project (within reason!).

The third day is spent learning more Blacksmithing techniques in order to create your own set of tongs.

The last two days are used for you to create a piece of furniture, sculpture or something of your choice.

This week course can be treated as introductory session leading to College or University. This will extend your portfolio for interview selection and you will be presented with a certificate that is recognised at Hereford Blacksmithing College (unfortunately it is not credited).

For those looking to pursue this as a career this course will offer an all round understanding of running an Artist Blacksmithing business.

You will have full use of all machines and tools within the workshop to create your practical vision.

The times! 10am – 4pm for 5 days.

Please be aware that course can over run a little

Price £850 one to one tuition.

A 50% deposit (non refundable) is required via bank transfer payment.

Please contact Spike to book 07713397768 or spiketheblacksmith@hotmail.co.uk

What to bring

  • Warm work clothes and jumper (no fleeces please)
  • Work shoes/boots
  • Packed lunch
  • All health and safety equipment will be supplied
  • Plenty of tea and coffee provided

Who is the course suitable for?

16 years and over (always exceptions) No experience necessary

To find out exactly what my wonderful participants have thought of this course please follow the link below.

One week Blacksmithing course students' work

I keep a record of their work to build up their portfolio if required.

This course works exceptionally well for home educated students, incorporating art, design, maths, engineering, blacksmithing, welding and running a business.

Please get in touch regarding prices as they may vary depending on how many months are booked.

Please contact Spike to book 07713397768 or spiketheblacksmith@hotmail.co.uk

What to bring

  • Warm work clothes and jumper (no fleeces please)
  • Work shoes/boots
  • Packed lunch
  • All health and safety equipment will be supplied
  • Plenty of tea and coffee provided

Who is the course suitable for?

16 years and over (always exceptions) No experience necessary

To find out exactly what my wonderful participants have thought of this course please follow the link below.

Once a Month Blacksmithing course students' work

The portable forge is designed to be compact and easy to use in the back of your garden.

You will have an induction to all workshop machinery and included is welding and plasma cutting lessons.

I have designed this course to combine learning some Blacksmithing techniques, forge some basic fire tools and learn welding on the first day. The second day incorporates learning engineering skills to assemble and weld together your forge. You will have the opportunity to personalize your forge too with the plasma cutter!

The times 10am – 4pm for both days.

Please be aware that course can over run a little!

Price  £500 one to one tuition.

This includes all the metal required to build your forge (not included fan & fire bricks). A 50% deposit (non refundable) is required via bank transfer payment.

Please contact Spike to book 07713397768 or spiketheblacksmith@hotmail.co.uk

What to bring

  • Warm work clothes and jumper (no fleeces please)
  • Work shoes/boots
  • Packed lunch
  • All health and safety equipment will be supplied
  • Plenty of tea and coffee provided

Who is the course suitable for?

16 years and over (always exceptions) No experience necessary

To find out exactly what my wonderful students have thought of this course please follow the link below.

Build your own Forge Students' work

I have had students in the past bring in their own welder here for practising with and learning about the settings, replacing parts and welding maintenance.

Personal projects are encouraged to be the focus of the session.

The Mig welder is only set up for mild steel.

Welding lessons are by the hour between 10am – 4pm.

£40 per hour One to one tuition.

This includes all the metal required for practising and if need for a personal project.

A 50% deposit (non refundable) is required via bank transfer payment.

Please contact Spike to book 07713397768 or spiketheblacksmith@hotmail.co.uk

What to bring

  • Warm work clothes and jumper (no fleeces please)
  • Work shoes/boots
  • Packed lunch
  • All health and safety equipment will be supplied
  • Plenty of tea and coffee provided

Who is the course suitable for?

13 years and over (always exceptions) No experience necessary

To find out exactly what my wonderful students have thought of this course please follow the link below.

Learn to weld course students' work

Blacksmithing Gift Vouchers 

Gift vouchers make great Birthdays Presents, Weddings Gifts, Xmas Presents or for any other occasion.

I offer a wide range of Artistic Blacksmithing courses that can be tailor made to suit your needs and interests with no experience necessary.

Once you have booked a course I will send you your gift voucher on request.

Please contact me for more information and to book your course.