Join our 9-month blacksmithing course. Apprentice with expert mentors at the forge. Learn the craft of bending metal by fire, hammer, and anvil. Options for the full range of Blacksmithing or Bladesmithing (focused on edged weapons and tools).
Free Trackers Year Courses Informational Night
When May 17, 2017, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
Where Trackers Earth Portland 4617 SE Milwaukie Avenue
Explore our year-round adult courses. Learn about traditional skills. Meet instructors and current students.
How It Works
Immersion students attend one monthly Saturday or Sunday from September to April. If you also attend an additional Immersion Program you get the Blacksmithing Immersion program at a reduced cost. Check out the class schedule.
There are also learning opportunities every week. Immersion students and their immediate family get free admission to our Skills Evenings/Open Forge (every Thursday with propane fee) and our Open Archery Range (every Thursday, Friday, Saturday) where you can loose arrows anytime (after you forge your own arrowhead).
Blacksmithing Year In this program, you learn the basics of blacksmithing. You forge, split, twist and punch hot metal to make art and tools. Immerse yourself in the craft and folklore of blacksmithing 1-weekend a month. Apprentice by the forge with our expert mentors. Learn shop safety and the craft of bending metal with fire, hammer and anvil.
Bladesmith Year Arrowheads, Knives & Axes! Forge your own by fire & hammer. Move & fold metal on the anvil. Immerse yourself in the craft of bladesmithing 1- weekend a month. Apprentice with our expert mentors. Learn shop safety and the craft of metal bending.
Please Note This is our adult blacksmithing program, we also offer a youth blacksmithing program.
September - April Field days are usually from 9am-4pm.
8 Field Days + Community Events One Sunday a month, 9am - 4pm. Check out the class schedule.
Optional Attend Skills Evenings (Thursday) or Open Archery Range (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) anytime. The option of over 200 more hours of class time for the entire family.