Hosting the Metalwork Feature at the Devon County Show, Westpoint Forge is home to the Blacksmiths and Metalworkers Association of the South West, (BMASW),  all proceeds raised from our courses go to developing and supporting the Metalwork Feature at the show.


We have a member's day each month throughout the year, and courses that are accessible for all who are interested in the Craft or want to consider it as a career.


  • One day taster days for those who just want to 'Have a go'

  • A Three day intensive course covering the Traditional basic blacksmithing skills for the more commited.

  • A basic toolmaking course covering the heat treatment of various steels, and the methods for making different types of tools

  • Specialist courses by members' request

  • One to one tuition by arrangement

  • Groups by arrangement