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Forge Iron on Skye

Forge Iron on Skye

Duration:5 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, and equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I trained as an Artist to degree level qualification at Bath college. I have worked as a professional artist for the last 15 years, creating paintings and wrought iron sculptures and selling to galleries throughout the UK . Before that I ran a commercial blacksmith business in London creating craft based products as well as undertaking architectural projects in steel. I also made decorative iron…
James
James
James
James

What we’ll do

The Smiddy at Glasnakille is now offering a fantastic new experience held in a working forge. James the resident blacksmith will guide you through the techniques of this craft, and explain how the forging process works. There’s no substitute for having a go yourself so over a half day course you will create your own piece to take home, such as a fire poker, toasting fork, a set of coat hooks or a…

What else you should know

Forging has a risk of injury if instructions and guidance are not followed.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Biscuits
Coffee, Soft drinks, Tea and Water
Safety equipment
goggles, apron, ear defenders and gloves

What to bring

Packed lunch Old comfortable clothing Sensible hard wearing shoes (no open toes please)

Where you'll be

The course will be conducted in the blacksmith workshop which is kitted out with all the tools you could need including a gas powered forge, power hammer, ironworker, anvils and vices along with specialist cutting and welding equipment.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

Packed lunch Old comfortable clothing Sensible hard wearing shoes (no open toes please)

More tips

Forging has a risk of injury if instructions and guidance are not followed.

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James
Forge Iron on Skye
New experience
£80/person
New experience
£80/person