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April 2018

Blacksmithing Basics – FULL

April 6 @ 8:00 am - April 8 @ 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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$375

Time:  8 am to 4 pm each day Materials/studio fee:  Included in tuition cost Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructor: Garry Kalajian This 3-day workshop is for individuals new to blacksmithing and for those with some experience who want to refresh or improve their skills. All the basics of traditional coal-forge blacksmithing will be covered.   The first day includes an explanation and demonstration of coal fire building and maintenance. Hammer and body motions will be…

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Blacksmithing Basics – FULL

April 13 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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$375

Time:  8 am to 4 pm each day Materials/studio fee:  Included in tuition cost Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructor: Garry Kalajian This 3-day workshop is for individuals new to blacksmithing and for those with some experience who want to refresh or improve their skills. All the basics of traditional coal-forge blacksmithing will be covered.   The first day includes an explanation and demonstration of coal fire building and maintenance. Hammer and body motions will be…

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Oxen Basics for the Teamster & Team

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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$300.00

Times:  8 am to 4 pm daily Materials/studio fee:  Included in tuition cost Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructors:  Tim Huppe with guest instructors Maximum Number of Students:  8   This two-day workshop will cover selecting a team or a single ox for the type work intended, halter training, basic commands, and proper yoking and fitting. Training stations will be set up to allow participants to work with cattle on different pieces of equipment including a…

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Blacksmithing: Carving Knife – FULL

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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$375

Time:  8 am to 4 pm each day Materials/studio fee:  Included in tuition cost Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructor: Lucian Avery   In this 3-day class students will make a sloyd style carving knife blade with a wooden handle shaped to fit comfortably in the hand. Next, a razor edge will be honed and students will make their own rawhide sheath. On the third day students will put knifes to work and do some carving.…

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May 2018

Blacksmithing Basics – FULL

May 4 @ 8:00 am - May 6 @ 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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$375

Time:  8 am to 4 pm each day  Materials/studio fee:  Included in tuition cost Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructor: Garry Kalajian        This 3-day workshop is for individuals new to blacksmithing and for those with some experience who want to refresh or improve their skills. All the basics of traditional coal-forge blacksmithing will be covered.   The first day includes an explanation and demonstration of coal fire building and maintenance. Hammer and body motions…

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Blacksmithing: Forge Welding – FULL

May 12 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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$125

Time:  8 am to 4 pm Materials/studio fee:  Included in tuition cost Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructor: Garry Kalajian   In this one-day workshop, participants will learn different methods and applications of forge welding. Forge welding is a method of joining metals together without fasteners and has been used since ancient times. It is considered a "solid-state" diffusion welding process, which means that two pieces of metal are heated to a very high temperature and physically…

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Ox Yoke Making

May 17 @ 8:00 am - May 20 @ 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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$400.00

Times: 8 am to 4 pm each day Materials: Yoke blank will be $40, regardless of size. Bows & hardware will be purchased separately and cost is dependent upon the size of the yoke. Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructors:  Tim Huppe with guest instructors Maximum Number of Students:  4   The making of a neck yoke has been carried on and refined in New England. The unique shape and proper fit of the neck yoke allows the ox…

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Basic Tool Making for Blacksmithing

May 19 @ 8:00 am - May 20 @ 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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$250

Time:  8 am to 4 pm Materials/studio fee:  Included in tuition cost Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructor: Garry Kalajian   This two-day workshop focuses on the tools needed for a blacksmith shop. Beginning and intermediate level smiths are welcome. Like all workshops, this one will begin with a discussion on how to maintain a good fire. There will be an introduction to basic metallurgy and its application to heat treating operations such as annealing, normalizing,…

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Blacksmithing Basics – FULL

May 25 @ 8:00 am - May 27 @ 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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$375.00

Time:  8 am to 4 pm each day Materials/studio fee:  Included in tuition cost Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructor: Garry Kalajian    This 3-day workshop is for individuals new to blacksmithing and for those with some experience who want to refresh or improve their skills. All the basics of traditional coal-forge blacksmithing will be covered.   The first day includes an explanation and demonstration of coal fire building and maintenance. Hammer and body motions will…

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June 2018

Blacksmithing: Garden Tool Set

June 8 @ 8:00 am - June 10 @ 4:00 pm
Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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S375

Time:  8 am to 4 pm each day Materials/studio fee:  Included in tuition cost Meals:  Lunch featuring our farm grown food is included Instructor: Joel Tripp   In this 3-day blacksmithing workshop students will make a set of tools that any gardener will find indispensable – a hand held hoe, a cultivator, and a trowel.   Using a coal forge and standard blacksmithing skills students will expand their knowledge of how to bend and shape metal.   The forge welding process…

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