Blacksmithing Workshops

Learn how to work steel into beautiful and functional items at Cobb+Co Museum.

Our popular blacksmithing workshops are available at beginners, advanced and project levels.

Meet your tutor

Terry Drennan (pictured) began training as a blacksmith and farrier in Melbourne when he was 21 years old. He has won the Australian champion in blacksmithing and farriery on many occasions. At the same time, Terry never lost the skills and enthusiasm for the other traditional facets of his trade such as making decorative gates and furniture. He has been teaching blacksmithing courses at Cobb+Co Museum for over 15 years.

How do I book?

It easy! Choose the workshop and date that suits you best and then give us a call on +61 (0) 7 4659 4900. Please see our terms and conditions (188 KB) pdf document icon.

Workshop dates

Upcoming workshops are listed below. Depending on demand, additional workshops may be scheduled during the year. Next year's schedule will be available from November.

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For further information call us on +61 (0) 7 4659 4900 or contact us using our online form.

Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

 

Blacksmithing Mini Workshop
16 September 2017 - 17 September 2017
Make a metal flower in this three hour blacksmithing workshop.
Blacksmithing Mini Workshop
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
23 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop
14 October 2017 - 15 October 2017
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a knife/hatchet
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
18 November 2017 - 19 November 2017
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
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