Welcome to the home page for the members of,
and those interested in,
The Blacksmiths and Metalworkers Association
of the South West
Bringing traditional blacksmithing skills to all
A Taster Day for those just wanting to "Have a go"
A Three Day Intensive Basic Blacksmiths Skills course
This course is designed to cover all the necessary skills needed
to give students a firm foundation and understanding of basic techniques,
essential for pursuing the Blacksmith's craft.
The cost for this course is £250 per person
A one day Toolmaking course
Introducing students to Heat treatment theory and practice and understanding
the basic techniques needed when making working tools which can be adapted
for other uses.
Tools made include centre punch, cold chisel, hot chisel and a hot punch.
The cost for this course is £125 per person
Every second Saturday in the month we have a members day where they can use the facilities to produce their own items, they will have the benefit of an experienced mentor being available to provide help and advice if needed. Demonstrations may also be featured if requested, the cost for a member to hire the hearth with fuel for the day is £25.00
Members just wishing to drop in for a chat and to see what is occurring
are welcome to join us for no charge.
Membership cost is £20 per annum (partners and children are welcome to participate)
Contact us for further details if you would like to become a member.
To book or enquire about anything, use contact details above.
Courses are limited to four students to ensure quality time under supervision
The toolmaking course may carry an additional cost depending on what tools are made extra to the basics