Blacksmith builds trophy for NASCAR series race. The Village Blacksmith has completed their third hand forged trophy for Langley Speedway, Virginia for America’s Hottest Race. The Hampton Heat 200 is held in the hottest month of Virginia’s Summer.
The Village Blacksmith just announced their 3rd Quarter Blacksmith Class Offerings. The 1 and 3 day courses will run the 1st and 3rd weekends , July through September. Aspiring smiths will see what it is like to hammer hot steel into shape using hammer, anvil and fire. This comprehensive course takes students on a journey where they will create multiple items using the basic skills of the Blacksmith. Students will use basic hand tools and forge their items with the emphasis being on handwork. On day one, students will learn and make hooks, leaves, bottle openers meat flippers, rivets, and nails. On days 2 & 3 students will be tasked to create objects of their own designs. Past projects...
We had a great time with embedded reporter Barrett Baker during one of our basic blacksmithing Classes at our shop in Gloucester, Virginia. Click the link to view the article and view some items our students made! http://www.coastalvirginiamag.com/May-June-2017/The-Village-Blacksmith/