Project Lab: Blacksmith Forged Leaf Key-Ring

Project Lab: Blacksmith Forged Leaf Key-Ring

Using .5” round mild steel bar, students well make a forged leaf key ring. Important skills that beginner students practice in this class include heating parent metal to temperature in the forge, drawing out or tapering metal and using a chisel to create details in their leaf!

Instructor Rachel Schutt

Great For

  • Beginners to those with some experience

  • Learning the basics of blacksmithing

Skills Toolbox

  • How to make hooks

  • Using the forge

  • Hammer control

  • Using tongs to hold your work piece

  • Using punches

Tool Clearances

  • No Idea Foundry tools are certified for independent use in this class

Pairs Well With

If you're interested in decorative skill-based projects, we suggest checking out the Orientation: Desktop 3D Printer

Plan Your Visit

All materials and safety equipment supplied.  Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes and long pants to participate.  Natural fiber clothing, such as cotton or denim, and sturdy footwear (e.g. tennis shoes or boots) is recommended. Plan to arrive for class about 10-15 min early and check in at the front desk.  Our main entrance is on State Street, with parking lot entrance on State St. as well. IF parking and street parking available.


Idea Foundry Member - $100

Non Member - $120

Upcoming Dates

  • APRIL 22 | 6:30-9:30PM (5 Spots Left)
  • MAY 28 | 6:30-9:30PM (6 Spots Left)