Basic Blacksmithing - Bottle Opener with Matt Pohorelsky

Saturday, December 9, 10-2p


A conversation starter at any party, come learn the art of forging in this beginner blacksmithing class and create a unique and handmade gift.  Creative Side Metal Works is a great place to try on this timeless craft and learn some new skills while working with a hammer and anvil, and a forge. Participants will draw down, taper, bend and twist the steel while it’s hot. With each hammer blow you will add your own personal touch to your project, while learning the fundamentals of forging.  Beginners welcome. ***This class is open to ages 16 and up.


  • Important Dress Code:

    When attending Metal Works classes, you must ALWAYS wear all cotton clothing. Polyester and poly-blend materials (plastic) are unsafe to wear. 

    Shirt tails need to be tucked in.

    Long pants are a necessity. If you show up in shorts, you will not be allowed to complete the course.

    Do not wear torn or frayed clothing. Also, be aware that you'll likely end up with small burn holes in your clothing from this class so dress appropriately.

    Do not wear jewelry of any kind.

    Always wear LEATHER footwear that protects from sparks, falling objects, and embers (canvas, etc will easily ignite and burn). High top work boots are best.

    Sandals or low shoes with no socks are unacceptable forms of footwear.


  •  ***Living Social vouchers can not be entered online, you MUST call or email us to enroll and reserve your desired class date. 512-799-0731, info@creativeside.org***


IMPORTANT: These classes are held at CREATIVE SIDE METAL WORKS located at 2311 Thornton Road, Studio Q

Please use street parking, we are found at the back right corner of the complex, look for our sign.




Tuition: $135 all materials included

signup for class

Reserve your spot today in one of our many inspiring workshops or classes by calling the Creative Side | Jewelry Academy of Austin 512-799-0731 or feel free to email us with any questions at info@creativeside.org.

We accept Visa, Master Card, AMEX, Discover. For phone or email registration you must call or email to register before sending a payment.

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