We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blacksmithing 101: Forge a hook

Select Date and Travellers
From
USD 175.00
Date
2 travellers
What to Expect
Itinerary

Through instruction and hands-on practice you will be learning the basics tenants of blacksmithing including how to properly control a hammer, a set of tongs and heat. While learning how to forge a hook you will learn how to employ the 4 pillars of smithing; twists, scrolls/counterscrolls, tapers, and drawing. You will leave equipped with an incredibly satisfying and rare skill, a useful metal object to display in your home, and the knowledge that you can reshape metal as our ancestors did.

Duration: 3 hour class

What to wear: Closed-toe shoes (boots are preferable), long pants. All other equipment is provided
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
925 W Russell Pl, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA
Departure Time
5/23/2019 - 9/28/2021Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Forge, anvil, hammer, safety equipment
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
1Review0Q&A
Traveller rating
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • Filter
  • English
My family was in town for a couple weeks visiting family and my 17 year old is fascinated with blacksmithing when I found this class. Kyle was amazing teaching us some of the history of blacksmithing before getting down to the safety and teaching us the basics of what it takes
Read more
Response from Vanessa R, Owner at Blacksmithing 101: Forge a hook
Responded 20 Jun. 2019
Thank you so much for your review and patronage. Your family was a delight to teach. Really so fun! We are very happy you had a great experience with us and we hope to see you again if you decide to come back through our neck of the woods.
Read more
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:
Travellers Also Viewed
Special Offer
Escape On A Canyon Lake Pontoon Boat...
from USD 300.00*
USD 375.00
Metal Sculpting
from USD 175.00*
Walking Ghost Tour - Downtown San...
1 Review
from USD 18.99*
Frequently bought together
San Antonio Zoo General Admission
96 Reviews
from USD 14.99*
San Antonio River Walk Cruise, Hop-On...
115 Reviews
from USD 55.99*
San Antonio Aquarium Admission Ticket
72 Reviews
from USD 13.96*
SeaWorld® San Antonio Admission Ticket
95 Reviews
from USD 52.99*
San Antonio River Walk Cruise and...
160 Reviews
from USD 49.99*
San Antonio River Walk Cruise, Hop-On...
115 Reviews
from USD 55.99*
San Antonio Ghost Bus
25 Reviews
from USD 41.00*
San Antonio Missions Tour
5 Reviews
from USD 75.00*