Introduction to Blacksmithing 101

North Bay

Price: $625

Experience Hosted by Matt Larivee

24 hours or more • Hosted in English

What We’ll Do

Our 3 day Blacksmithing course is taught by Master Blacksmith Terry Bailey. Terry has over 30 years experience as a blacksmith & farrier, holds a doctorate in the field of archeology specilizing in european history and is a master many vocational skills.

Durring the 3 day course you will work on three unique projects which revolve around the workshop theme, traditional skills and tools. you get to keep your finished projects at the end of the weekend.

Introduction to blacksmithing 101.
Learn the blacksmithing basics. twisting, splitting, drawing out, bending and joining steel
September 3rd, 4th & 5th

Accomodations: Contact us to check the availability of our Yurts or pitch a tent on site.
$100 deposit required to hold your spot – Blacksmithing workshops limited to 6 Participents
Contact us to register and secure your spot!!

Experience Setting

Foxfire Heritage Farm

What to Bring

Appropriate clothing. Accommodations if not booking at Foxfire. Meals, snacks and beverages.

What’s Included

All materials to perform workshop.

Environmental Features

Mainly flat or levelled ground

Other Details


24 hours or more


Age 12+

Skill Level


Activity Level


Maximum Number of Guests


Meet your host, Matt Larivee

Foxfire Heritage Farm is a small farm dedicated dedicated to the preservation of endangered heritage breed animals, traditional skills and lifestyle through sustainable practices. Owner Matt Larivee is a passionate individual focused on bettering the earth around him. In 2021, Matt won the Northern Spark Tourism Award and was a panelist at the 2022 Canador College Sustainability Summit.