Forge Your Own Hammer

Forge Your Own Hammer

Register for October 27 & 28, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

This 2-day class will take participants through the entire process of making their own blacksmithing hammer. Punching, forging the hammer to shape, heat treating, and mounting it on a handle will all be covered.  PREVIOUS BLACKSMITHING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.


Derek Heidemann is the Coordinator of Historic Trades here at OSV and has been practicing traditional methods of blacksmithing since 2001. 


$205 members; $255 nonmembers

Materials Fee:



Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that you do not mind ruining. Previous blacksmithing experience is required. 


All class registrations will close 1 week prior to the event.

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