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Saturday February 4
Open 10am – 5pm

Metal Forging 101: March 25

Metal Forging 101: March 25

Event Start Date: March 25, 2023

Date: Saturday, March 25

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Cost: $150 for non-members, ISM Members receive 25% off

Throughout history, forging has been one of the cornerstones of human development. As it relates to boat and ship construction, the smith and their forge play a key role in the smallest nail and the broadest axe. The ability to forge hardware and cutting tools has taken us from forming a basic log canoe with crude stone tools and fire to the most complex British ship of the line. Join us for a daylong introduction to an age-old trade where you will gain the knowledge and skill necessary to forge metal on your own. Materials and necessary tools are included.

*Minimum age for the program is 18 years old.

Registration coming soon!

visit the seaport museum

Immerse yourself in award-winning and interactive exhibits and climb aboard the oldest floating steel warship in the world on Cruiser Olympia and submerge yourself aboard the World War II-era Submarine Becuna.