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Monday September 26
Open 10am – 5pm

Metal Forging 101: October 15

Metal Forging 101: October 15

Event Start Date: October 15, 2022

Date: Saturday, October 15

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Cost: $150 for non-members  |  20% off for ISM Members

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 16 years old, with an adult present.

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.