CLASS: Blacksmithing For the Home

Blacksmithing For The Home: February 17

Are you curious to learn how the objects you see around the George Ranch were made? Starting with an overview of forging, this class will cover the basics of making objects for the home, both inside and out. This may include objects such as bookends, grilling tools, candlesticks, racks, hooks, stands, bottle openers and fire tools.

Participants must wear cotton or wool clothing (no synthetic materials) and closed-toed shoes. Students also must bring their own eye and ear protection. Costs of materials are included in the cost of class.

Date: Saturday, February 17
Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Blacksmith Shop (Meet at the George Ranch Historical Park Visitor Center)
Instructors: Caitlen Hill, 1890s Site Lead and Blacksmith
Cost: $160
Number of participants: Maximum: 4
Restrictions: Ages 17 and up


Call the George Ranch Historical Park at 281-343-0218 extension 220 BETWEEN 9 AND 5 TUES – SAT. to make reservations or learn more about the 2018 blacksmithing classes.