The Village offers classes in traditional blacksmithing in our Wagon Shop. Working under the guidance of Resident Metalsmith Rose Weiss, students practice 19th century forging techniques to create unique works of art. Space is extremely limited; advance registration required. Call 248-524-3570.
Basic Blacksmithing Level 2
Wednesdays: September 13 – October 18, 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Build upon the skills you learned in Basic Blacksmithing Level 1 with this six-week course. Forge a pair of tongs as you learn the technique of shouldering and take on the challenge of creating mechanical movement with mating parts. Ages 12 to adult. Price: THS Members: $270/student; Non-members: $320/student. Includes materials and 12 hours of instruction. Prerequisite: Basic Blacksmithing Level 1.