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Upcoming Events

  • 09 Mar 2024, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm AEST
    Cracked Anvil Forge , 1041 Redbank Plains Rd, New Chum QLD 4303, Australia
    Join us for a full day of experiencing the ancient art of blacksmithing. Forge your steel, swing the hammer and before the day is done you'll have your own piece finished. You too can create the world's oldest tool and use it at home for generations to come. All tools and equipment supplied.
  • 23 Mar 2024, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Cracked Anvil Forge , 1041 Redbank Plains Rd, New Chum QLD 4303, Australia
    Join us for a full day of experiencing the ancient art of blacksmithing. Forge your steel, swing the hammer and before the day is done you'll have your own piece finished. You too can create the world's oldest tool and use it at home for generations to come. All tools and equipment supplied.
  • 27 Apr 2024, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm AEST
    Cracked Anvil Forge , 1041 Redbank Plains Rd, New Chum QLD 4303, Australia
    Join us for a full day of experiencing the ancient art of blacksmithing. Forge your steel, swing the hammer and before the day is done you'll have your own piece finished. You too can create the world's oldest tool and use it at home for generations to come. All tools and equipment supplied.

Blacksmithing One Day Workshop

Create your own custom door knocker in this one day workshop!

Join heritage trade Blacksmiths Rob Scully and Wayne Schmidt for a lesson in the medieval blacksmithing tent at The Workshops Rail Museum.

See demonstrations in drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, riveting and barley twisting.

Bookings are essential and the cost includes tuition and materials and meals.

Places are limited so be quick to book!

You need to know:

  • Participants must be 16 years and over

  • There are no prerequisites to attend

  • Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable

  • Participants must declare any condition or injury that may impact their ability to successfully complete the workshop

  • Bring bottled water and ensure you wear long sleeves, long pants and closed in shoes

  • For catering purposes, please supply us with information about your allergies and intolerances on the payment page (where applicable)

How to book:

BOOK NOW or contact The Workshops Rail Museum on 07 3432 5100 to discuss your suitability for this workshop.

2 traditional blacksmiths at historical show
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