Learn blacksmithing at a traditional forge

Western Carolina University will offer eight weeks of blacksmithing classes from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 20 through Nov. 10 at Calerin Forge in Balsam.

Taught by David Burress, participants will learn fundamental skills in shaping iron on a traditional coal forge. The cost of the course is $375 and includes all materials with the exception of safety glasses, which participants should supply for themselves.

For more information, call 828.227.7397 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To register, visit learn.wcu.edu and select “community classes, conferences and workshops.”

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