METALSMITHING SCHOOLS

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METALSMITHING SCHOOLS

By Dr. Mark E. Williams

  1. Allison's Wells School of Arts & Crafts Inc.
    P.O.Box 924
    Canton, MS 39046
  2. Appalachian Center for Crafts
    Route 3, Box 430
    Smithville, TN 37166
    615-597-6801
  3. Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
    P.O.Box 567
    Gatlinburg, TN 37738
  4. Augusta Heritage Center
    Box Cn
    Davis & Elkins College
    West Virginia 26241-3996
    304-636-1903
  5. Austin Community College
    Bill Bastas
    512-447-9091
    These classes use gas forges and are excellent for welders and
    professionals with existing shops.
    Call for the most current information.
  6. Bear Mountain Outdoor School
    Hightown, VA 24444
    703-468-2700
  7. Brookfield Craft Center
    P.O.Box 122, Route 25
    Brookfield, CT 06804
    203-775-4526
  8. J.C.Campbell Folk School
    Route 1, Box 14A
    Brasstown, NC 38902
    704-837-2775
  9. Cape Cod School of Blacksmithing
    13 Captain Doane Way
    Orleans, MA 02536
    508-240-7661
    Email: RBTSJ@AOL.COM or RBTSJ@MSN.COM
    The workshops are 2 day intense hands on experiences in traditional
    forging techniques leading to creative expressions in ferrous
    and nonferrous metals. It is an opportunity to get one on one time
    with my 25 years experience in metal working. Four to six students
    work at 4 forge and anvil stations under my direct supervision.
    Classes are held in 3 levels.
    Schedules available.
  10. Cedar Lakes Craft Center
    Ripley, West Virginia 25271
  11. Chisham Forge
    Box 82
    Petaluma, CA 94953
    707-765-9861
  12. Colorado Rocky Mountain School
    1493 County Road 16
    Carbondale, CO 81623
    303-963-2562
  13. Connecticut School of Wrought Iron Design
    Box 8116, Buckland Station
    Manchester, CT 06040
  14. The Forgery School of Blacksmithing
    Rob Gunter
    13 Imnaha Road
    Tijeras, NM 87059
    505-281-8080
  15. Forge & Anvil Metal Studio, Ltd.
    30 King Street
    Jacobs, Ontario N0B 2N0
    Canada
    519-664-3622
  16. Gould Academy
    P.O.Box 880
    Bethel, Maine 04217
    207-824-2161
  17. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
    P.O.Box 518
    Deer Isle, Maine 04627
    207-348-2306
  18. Montgomery Community College
    P.O.Box 787-S
    Troy, NY 27371
  19. Old Sturbridge Village
    1 Old Sturbridge Village
    Sturbridge, MA 01566
    503-347-3362
  20. Penland School
    Penland Road
    Penland, NC 28765-0037
    704-765-2359
  21. Peters Valley Craft Center
    19 Kuhn Road
    Leyton, NJ 07851
    201-948-5200
  22. Pioneer Farm
    Austin, Texas area
    Contact Todd Williams
    512-837-1215
    Instructor: Tom Vincent
    The courses emphasize traditional methods for home or semi-professionals.
  23. School of Bladesmithing
    Texarkana College
    2500 N. Robinson Road
    Texarkana, TX 75501
    903-838-4541, x-237
  24. Touchstone Center for Crafts
    RD 11, Box 60
    Farmington, PA 15437
    412-329-1370
  25. Turley Forge Blacksmithing School
    919-A Chicoma Vista 
    Santa Fe, NM 87507
    505-471-8608

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