IMMERSIONS & INTENSIVES

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PRIMITIVE BLACKSMITHING WEEKEND IMMERSION SEPT 30 - OCT 2

Have you always wanted to learn Blacksmithing and thought it was too difficult or too costly? Come spend the weekend learning the art of Primitive Blacksmithing. You will craft your own simple bellows that you will take home with you. Learn the techniques to build an earthen forge that uses wood instead of coal. Then learn the basic skills of heating, shaping and bending metal. You will acquire the knowledge needed to be able to construct your own primitive forge at your home. You will also use a drum forge as well as learn how it’s constructed. Come spend the weekend and learn these techniques that will give you a lifetime of enjoyment!

The Immersion is limited to 6 people. The cost for this 3-day workshop is on a sliding scale of $275-$325. You can share our Friday supper, Saturday breakfast and supper, and Sunday breakfast. To fully immerse yourself in the experience, tent camping on our land Friday and Saturday is also included and will allow you to enjoy night forging!!

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MAGICAL BLACKSMITHING IMMERSION OCT 7-9

Take an in-depth quest into forging metal magic with this weekend immersion. You will learn basic blacksmithing techniques so you can create your own magical tools. Over the weekend you will get to experience working with copper and steel as you craft your items. Learn the treasured steps to F.L.O.W. with your metal to fully understand ways to co-create your work. Gain some insight from ancient history on the uses of metal magic. We will be using wood in a primitive stand-up drum forge. You will learn the basic skills of heating, shaping and bending metal. Come learn these wonderful techniques that will give you a lifetime of use as well as being able to create a cherished legacy tool.
This weekend is limited to 6 people. The cost for this 3-day workshop is on a sliding scale of $275 - $325.00. You can share our Friday supper, Saturday breakfast and supper, and Sunday breakfast. Tent camping is also included on our land Friday and Saturday to fully immerse yourself in the experience. You will even be able to try night forging!

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MAGICAL PRIMITIVE BLACKSMITHING INTENSIVE
OCT 20-23

Are you ready to take a deep dive into metal magic? Do you want to not only gain some insights into metal magic, but also continue this craft when you return home? Do you have that ‘itch’ to create your own magical metal tools? This Intensive is for you.
   This is a combination of the two most popular immersions (Primitive Blacksmithing & Magical Blacksmithing) to create another level entirely. A true intensive that will give you the basic knowledge of smithing as well as a solid introduction into metal magic.

This Intensive will include:
Making your own bellows to take with you
The technique of making an earthen forge.
The methodology of using wood directly to fuel your forge.
The process of forging in an earthen forge.
A look at some ancient history to gain some insight into metal magic.
Learning to use a stand up drum forge and how to make one for yourself.
Learn the basic skills of heating, shaping and bending steel, and the difference of using copper.
A study of Ravens Keep Forge’s developed process of F.L.O.W. to co-create with metal.
And so much more!


This weekend is limited to 6 people. The cost for this 4-day intensive is on a sliding scale of $475 - $525.00. You can share our supper on Thursday, breakfast and supper on Friday & Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Tent camping is also included on our land Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights to fully immerse yourself in the experience. You can even try night forging! Upon completion of this intensive you will have the knowledge, understanding and experience to return home and continue your new practice of metal magic.