Wrought Iron Arts

Blacksmith, Welding, and Plasma Metal Art Classes

~Plasma Arts Class~

Learn to create 2 dimensional metal art sculpture by learning how to cut sheet metal with a Plasma Cutter. The Plasma Arts Class teaches you how to cut sheet metal with the “Plasma Torch” into free form shapes such as animal figures and abstract art. These pieces can later be hung or suspended from walls or ceilings or mounted outdoors on trees, walls, etc… you are only limited by your imagination. Learn to create artwork from found metal objects as well. Learn to create artwork from found metal objects as well.

Our Plasma Arts Class here at Wrought Iron Arts gives you first hand training on the Plasma Cutting process with an emphasis on an “artistic approach”.

The student learns the proper gun angle, direction of travel, electrode extension, travel speed, and proper welder settings associated with Plasma Cutting.

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Students make and get to keep one of the following:

  • Knife of Sword
  • Abstract Wall Art
  • Animal figure
  • Wind Chime

Or an item of their own design!

 

All classes are personalized one on one training from experienced  Metal Artist Robert Buck, with a 2 student maximum for students interested in taking the class with a friend or loved one.

Classes are ($299) per student are about 6  hours long and a full day of instruction.

Classes are offered 7-days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Fl. 33770. (Just 20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

For more information or to reserve classes email or call Rob at:     wroughtironarts@aol.com      (727) 588-1315

Inspirational Quote of the Day:

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection.”

Thomas Paine (1737-1809);
Scholar, Intellectual, Writer

 

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~Wrought Iron Arts on Fox TV~

Wrought Iron Arts was proud to host the Good Day Morning Show on Fox TV

 

Personalized Blacksmith arts classes, plasma arts classes and welding arts classes taught by master blacksmith Rob Buck:

email Rob Buck at wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315 to reserve your class today!

Wrought Iron Arts Ch. 13 Fox 10

 

All classes are personalized one on one training from experienced  Metal Artist Robert Buck, with a 2 student maximum for students interested in taking the class with a friend or loved one.

Classes are offered 7-days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Fl. 33770

All classes are $299 each. All materials and tools are provided. Generally about 6 hours per class.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

For more information or to reserve classes or commission art sculpture email or call Rob at:     wroughtironarts@aol.com     (727) 588-1315

Inspirational quote of the day:

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862); Naturalist, Author, Philosopher

 

 

Knife Making Classes

Are you a fan of “Forged in Fire?” Do you have a “burning” desire to forge your own knife, dagger, or even sword? Then our beginners blacksmith class is for you.

Learn how to forge any style of knife from start to finish with first hand instruction from master blacksmith Robert Buck

Discover the difference between the “Blacksmith Arts Classes” at Wrought Iron Arts vs. other blacksmith/metal arts classes. At Wrought Iron Arts; experienced artist Robert Buck guides you through a personalized (one or two person maximum) class where you get the attention that other blacksmith courses lack. The Beginners and Advanced Blacksmith classes are $299 each and are all inclusive. No extra charges for tools and materials. For more information about classes go to “Blacksmith Arts Classes” at wroughtironarts.wordpress.com or email: wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315.

Classes held 7 days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Florida 33770.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

To reserve classes email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315

Inspirational Quote of the day:

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

Aristotle (384-322);
Philosopher

Class Discounts for June 2018

Father’s Day “June” Blacksmith Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

Give dear old Dad some serious manly skills he can use in his “man cave”

When you sign up for either the Beginners or the Advanced Blacksmith Arts class ($299) during the month of  June 2018. You can add a friend to take the class with you for (just $99)

That’s ($200 off) the price of adding a friend to take the class with you or just $398 instead of the usual $598 for 2 students. Pass the savings to your friend or loved one, or split the cost 2 ways!

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For information about the Blacksmith Arts courses visit the “Blacksmith Arts Classes” page at wroughtironarts.wordpress.com or call (727) 588-1315. or email wroughtironarts@aol.com

All classes are personalized one on one training from experienced  Metal Artist Robert Buck, with a 2 student maximum for students interested in taking the class with a friend or loved one.

Classes are offered 7-days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Fl. 33770

All materials and tools are provided. Generally about 5-6 hours per class.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

For more information or to reserve classes email or call Rob at:     wroughtironarts@aol.com     (727) 588-1315

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Father’s Day “June” Plasma Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

When you sign up for the Plasma Arts Class ($299) during the month of June 2018.

You can add a friend to take the class with you for (just $99)

That’s ($200 off) the price of adding a friend to take the class with you or just $398 instead of the usual $598 for 2 students. Pass the savings to your friend or loved one, or split the cost 2 ways!

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For information about the Plasma Arts Class visit the “Plasma Arts Class” page at wroughtironarts.wordpress.com or call (727) 588-1315. or email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com

All materials and tools are provided. All Classes are a full day of instruction (generally about 6 hours)

Classes held 7 days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Florida 33770.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

To reserve classes email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315

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Father’s Day “June” Welding Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

When you sign up for the Welding Arts Class during the month of June 2018.

You can add a friend to take the class with you for (just $99)

That’s ($200 off) the price of adding a friend to take the class with you or $398 instead of the usual $598 for 2 students. Pass the savings to your friend or loved one, or split the cost 2 ways!

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For information about the Welding Arts courses visit the “Welding Arts Classes” page at wroughtironarts.wordpress.com or call (727) 588-1315. or email wroughtironarts@aol.com

All classes are personalized one on one training from experienced  Metal Artist Robert Buck, with a 2 student maximum for students interested in taking the class with a friend or loved one.

Classes are offered 7-days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Fl. 33770

All materials and tools are provided. Generally about 6 hours per class.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

For more information or to reserve classes email or call Rob at:     wroughtironarts@aol.com     (727) 588-1315

*To reserve a class email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com

Inspirational quote of the month:

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.”

James Joyce (1882-1941);
Irish Novelist And Poet

Blacksmith Class Gift Certificates!

Have a birthday or anniversary coming up and want to make it memorable?  If so there is no better gift than the gift of Blacksmithing! Don’t spend hours in the malls or online buying gifts that have little to no meaning for your loved ones. Give them something they will cherish for years to come. Give them our (Gift Certificate) so that they can create something from their own hands made in our Blacksmith, Welding, and Plasma Arts Classes that they get to take home with them!

Our Gift Certificate is $299 for one student and just $398 utilizing the Father’s Day “June” Blacksmith Arts Class (BOGO) Special: for 2 students taking the class together. Both gift certificates are good for all classes offered at Wrought Iron Arts.

For more information and to purchase your Gift Certificates contact Rob at:

wroughtironarts@aol.com    or    (727) 588-1315

 

 

 

Knife Making Classes

Are you a fan of “Forged in Fire?” Do you have a “burning” desire to forge your own knife, dagger, or even sword? Then our beginners blacksmith class is for you.

Learn how to forge any style of knife from start to finish with first hand instruction from master blacksmith Robert Buck

Discover the difference between the “Blacksmith Arts Classes” at Wrought Iron Arts vs. other blacksmith/metal arts classes. At Wrought Iron Arts; experienced artist Robert Buck guides you through a personalized (one or two person maximum) class where you get the attention that other blacksmith courses lack. The Beginners and Advanced Blacksmith classes are $299 each and are all inclusive. No extra charges for tools and materials. For more information about classes go to “Blacksmith Arts Classes” at wroughtironarts.wordpress.com or email: wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315.

Classes held 7 days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Florida 33770.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

To reserve classes email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315

Inspirational Quote of the day:

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

Aristotle (384-322);
Philosopher

Children’s Blacksmith and Welding Classes

We don’t have an official age limit here at Wrought Iron Arts. I have taught students from 9 yrs. old to 83 yrs. old. For children and senior citizens or even students of any age with physical limitations I modify (lessen) the size of iron to be forged, welded, or plasma cut as well as giving them lighter hammers and tools to work with. It may take them a little longer to work the metal but by teaching the right techniques anyone can forge metal.

One item of note for all students under 18 yrs. old, another responsible adult must attend the class (for no extra charge) for liability reasons. We actually encourage all students to bring a friend or family member to spend the day watching their loved ones and taking pictures or videos if they would like. I also provide Comfortable chairs and bottled water for students and their guests.

If you the “responsible adult” would like to take the class with your son or daughter we offer a combination parent and child class price of just $99 more than the usual class price of $299 for a total of just $398

For more information and to reserve a class for your child email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315.

 

Inspirational quote of the day:

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”

Nelson Mandela
Former President Of South Africa

 

Class Discounts for June 2018

Father’s Day “June” Blacksmith Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

Give dear old Dad some serious manly skills he can use in his “man cave”

When you sign up for either the Beginners or the Advanced Blacksmith Arts class ($299) during the month of  June 2018. You can add a friend to take the class with you for (just $99)

That’s ($200 off) the price of adding a friend to take the class with you or just $398 instead of the usual $598 for 2 students. Pass the savings to your friend or loved one, or split the cost 2 ways!

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For information about the Blacksmith Arts courses visit the “Blacksmith Arts Classes” page at wroughtironarts.wordpress.com or call (727) 588-1315. or email wroughtironarts@aol.com

All classes are personalized one on one training from experienced  Metal Artist Robert Buck, with a 2 student maximum for students interested in taking the class with a friend or loved one.

Classes are offered 7-days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Fl. 33770

All materials and tools are provided. Generally about 5-6 hours per class.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

For more information or to reserve classes email or call Rob at:     wroughtironarts@aol.com     (727) 588-1315

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Father’s Day “June” Plasma Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

When you sign up for the Plasma Arts Class ($299) during the month of June 2018.

You can add a friend to take the class with you for (just $99)

That’s ($200 off) the price of adding a friend to take the class with you or just $398 instead of the usual $598 for 2 students. Pass the savings to your friend or loved one, or split the cost 2 ways!

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For information about the Plasma Arts Class visit the “Plasma Arts Class” page at wroughtironarts.wordpress.com or call (727) 588-1315. or email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com

All materials and tools are provided. All Classes are a full day of instruction (generally about 6 hours)

Classes held 7 days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Florida 33770.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

To reserve classes email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315

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Father’s Day “June” Welding Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

When you sign up for the Welding Arts Class during the month of June 2018.

You can add a friend to take the class with you for (just $99)

That’s ($200 off) the price of adding a friend to take the class with you or $398 instead of the usual $598 for 2 students. Pass the savings to your friend or loved one, or split the cost 2 ways!

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For information about the Welding Arts courses visit the “Welding Arts Classes” page at wroughtironarts.wordpress.com or call (727) 588-1315. or email wroughtironarts@aol.com

All classes are personalized one on one training from experienced  Metal Artist Robert Buck, with a 2 student maximum for students interested in taking the class with a friend or loved one.

Classes are offered 7-days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Fl. 33770

All materials and tools are provided. Generally about 6 hours per class.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

For more information or to reserve classes email or call Rob at:     wroughtironarts@aol.com     (727) 588-1315

*To reserve a class email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com

Inspirational quote of the month:

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.”

James Joyce (1882-1941);
Irish Novelist And Poet

Bladesmith Classes

Are you a fan of “Forged in Fire?” Do you have a “burning” desire to forge your own knife, dagger, or even sword? Then our beginners blacksmith class is for you.

Learn how to forge any style of knife, Dagger, or even sword from start to finish with first hand instruction from master blacksmith Robert Buck

 

The beginners blacksmith class is $299. For more information please go to the “blacksmith arts classes” page at

wroughtironarts.wordpress.com or e-mail wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315

Classes held 7 days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Florida 33770

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

To reserve classes email Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315

Inspirational Quote of the Day:

“The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years, but the one with the richest experiences.”

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778);
Philosopher

~Blacksmith and Metal Arts Classes~

Learn the age old techniques of a lost art. Work with the flames of the forge and hammer and anvil. Then use welding techniques to make your pieces come alive!

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Beginners Blacksmith Class:  1 full day (about 6 hours) $299

Student learns the basics of forging and (makes and gets to keep) one of the following:

  • Wall sconces
  • Knife or Sword
  • Book ends
  • Fire Place Poker
  • Plant hanger
  • (Or something of your own design!)

The Beginners Class includes the following:

  • Drawing out: (Elongating the the hot iron in order to further shape it, the foundation of all Blacksmithing)
  • Tapering
  • Bending
  • Upsetting and Scarfing
  • Twisting
  • Using the Hardie and Bending fork
  • Punching holes through the molten iron
  • Cutting and grinding with angle grinders

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Advanced Blacksmithing: 1 full day (about 6 hours) $299

Student learns the complex shaping techniques of blacksmithing and most importantly how to weld his or her creations together to form sculpture of unlimited size and shapes!

  • Animation  (forging iron into animal shapes)
  • The Basket motif  (That really cool Flame shaped twisting shape as seen on our Fox TV media page video)
  • Nature creation  (Making leaves, Tree branches, Grapes and vines etc..)
  • Flux cored arc welding
  • The ancient fire or forge welding: (welding iron without modern welding equipment)

Student makes and gets to keep one of the following:

  • Magazine rack
  • Dragon
  • Small end table
  • Sword
  • Hanging pot rack
  • Gargoyle
  • Coat rack
  • (Or something of your own design!)

* Student must complete the Beginners Class before enrolling in the Advanced Class

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Classes are held 7 days a week at Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Florida 33770

(Just 20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

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For information and to reserve classes

Email  Rob at wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315

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