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Blacksmithing: Open Forge

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Materials/studio fee:  Included in cost
Please bring your own lunch
Instructor: Garry Kalajian


This is an opportunity for individuals with some experience to come work in our well-equipped blacksmith studio on a self-directed project. We encourage everyone who has taken a workshop in the past to come practice skills in a supportive atmosphere. Smiths with basic and advanced skills are welcome.


No formal instruction will be given, but master blacksmith Garry Kalajian will be on hand to assist with the challenges of maintaining a good fire and using the equipment. He can also provide suggestions in the choosing of a project.


  • No meals are provided, so bring your own lunch.
  • Participants must be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Open Forge sessions can accommodate up to 4 individuals and needs a minimum of 3 to be held.
  • We urge students to register at least one month before the workshop start date.
  • A one-day deposit is required with your registration.
  • If you need to cancel your registration, you must do so 30 days before the start date of the workshop in order to receive a refund.
  • Workshops without a minimum number of students may be cancelled and a full refund will be provided.


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September 23
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sanborn Mills Farm