Blacksmith Forging at Yaldhurst

Artistic iron work are based in Auckland but Chris the owner runs courses a few times a year here at the Museum to help preserve the craft and pass on skills to help others get started.

His beginners class gives an introduction to the craft, making simple tools that are used every day in the blacksmiths shop and his advanced class teaches more advanced methods such as Forge welding and the forging of mortice and tenon joints.

If you are interested in learning more and finding out the dates of the next course email Chris : chris@artisticironwork.co.nz