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BLACKSMITH CLASSES

All classes are held at The Barn / Blacksmith Shop, 921 School Street in Lisle
The Museums at Lisle Station Park host several blacksmith classes throughout the year. For more information about our blacksmith classes, call 630-968-0499. If you would like to register for any of the following classes, click the register online button associated with the program. To register in-person, stop by the Lisle Recreation Center located at 1925 Ohio Street, Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm and register with the help of our front desk staff.
Our blacksmiths will supply materials and safety equipment. It is suggested that you provide your own gloves and safety glasses for personal fit and comfort, though we will provide standard gloves and safety glasses. You must wear leather shoes and clothing made of natural fibers; long sleeves are suggested.

Basic Elements of Blacksmithing Seasonal Project

Learn the processes of drawing a taper, twisting and scrolling in our Blacksmith Shop. Bring home your own hand-forged “stocking hanger” from this 3-hour class!

PREREQUISITE: Basic Elements of Blacksmithing 1 or significant experience in blacksmithing.

Age Day Date Time R / NR Fee Register By Sign Up Today!
18+ Tuesday Dec. 13 6:30-9:30pm $69 / $79 Dec. 8 Register Online

Basic Elements of Blacksmithing I

Learn the processes of upsetting, drawing a taper, fullering, twisting and scrolling in our Blacksmith Shop. Bring home your own handmade project from this 3-hour class!

Age Day Date Time R / NR Fee Register By Sign Up Today!
18+ Tuesday March 28 6:30-9:30pm $69 / $79 March 27 Register Online
18+ Thursday March 30 6:30-9:30pm $69 / $79 March 29 Register Online
18+ Tuesday April 11 6:30-9:30pm $69 / $79 April 10 Register Online

Basic Elements of Blacksmithing II

This class will further develop your skills in the processes of forging to a specific dimension, fullering, punching holes, texturing, scrolling, and drawing a taper in our Blacksmith Shop. Bring home your own handmade project!

PREREQUISITE: Basic Elements of Blacksmithing I or significant experience in blacksmithing.

Age Day Date Time R / NR Fee Register By Sign Up Today!
18+ Tuesday April 25 6:30-9:30pm $69 / $79 April 24 Register Online

Basic Elements of Blacksmithing III

This two evening class will further develop your skills in the processes of fire management, ‘S’ scrolling, fishtail ends, right angle bend, riveting, forging to dimension, and forging to match an existing piece in our Blacksmith Shop. Bring home your own handmade project from this two-evening class!

PREREQUISITE: Basic Elements of Blacksmithing II or significant experience in blacksmithing.

Age Day Date Time R / NR Fee Register By Sign Up Today!
18+ Tuesday & Thursday May 9 & May 11 6:30-9:30pm $120 / $130 May 9 Register Online
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