(ONE DAY CLASS)
*Prerequisite: Physical ability to use a sledge hammer.
Arguably the most important tool in a blacksmith’s arsenal, every smith should know how to make his or her own. Students will be introduced to proper striking technique, working with top tools and large billets of tools steel to make their own hammer, as well as academically learning how to make the tools needed to forge one. Time allowing, the student will also have the opportunity to make a few of the tools needed to forge hammers.