Wrought Iron Arts

Blacksmith, Welding, and Plasma Metal Art Classes

~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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Class Discounts for January 2018

New Year “January” Blacksmith Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

Ring in the New Year all month long here at Wrought Iron Arts!

When you sign up for either the Beginners or the Advanced Blacksmith Arts class ($299) during the month of  January 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 classes 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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New Year “January” Plasma Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

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

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

_______________________________________________________________________________

New Year “January” Welding Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

When you sign up for the Welding Arts Class during the month of January 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 class 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:

“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

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

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 Arts Classes~

Learn the skills of the “Olde Towne blacksmith”. Learn the skills of how to make things ” the way they used to be made”.

Hand craft anything your mind can imagine. With just a few basic tools: a  hammer, anvil, forge and welder you can create anything from small jewelry to massive multi-story sculptures!

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Take the beginners class $299 to learn the basic skills of blacksmithing

then take the advanced class $299 to learn more complex shaping techniques as well as how to weld your pieces together.

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Classes are personalized one on one lessons so that you are not competing with other students for the attention of the instructor. For more information and to reserve classes: email wroughtironarts@aol.com or call (727) 588-1315

Wrought Iron Arts Studio: 707 First Ave. S.W. Largo, Florida 33770.

(20 minutes and 20 miles from Tampa International Airport)

Inspirational Quote of the day:

“Be daring, be different, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers…”

Cecil Beaton (1904-1980);
Academy Award Winning Designer And Photographer

~Blacksmith/Metal Arts Classes~

In the beginners class Learn how to forge wrought iron over an anvil.

With this talent you will be able to shape your metal of choice into unlimited designs.

 

Once you’ve mastered basic forging take the advanced blacksmith class to learn complex shaping techniques and how to weld your pieces into furniture, jewelry, art sculpture or whatever you can imagine!  The size and scope of you work is limitless!

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The beginners class and the advanced class are $299 each. 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

Class Discounts for January 2018

New Year “January” Blacksmith Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

Ring in the New Year all month long here at Wrought Iron Arts!

When you sign up for either the Beginners or the Advanced Blacksmith Arts class ($299) during the month of  January 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 classes 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

_____________________________________________________________________________

New Year “January” Plasma Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

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

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

_______________________________________________________________________________

New Year “January” Welding Arts Class (BOGO) Special:

When you sign up for the Welding Arts Class during the month of January 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 class 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:

“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

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

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 Artist Training~

Are you looking for a passion in life. Something you go to bed thinking about that you can’t wait working on the next morning. Everyone needs a creative outlet in life, whether it be a new hobby or a new career.

Experienced metal artist Robert Buck will guide you through the learning process to become a “Blacksmith Metal Artist”

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The Beginners Blacksmith Class (one full day of personalized training $299) followed by the Advanced Blacksmith class (one day/ $299) will give you all the skills needed to become a “Blacksmith Metal Artist”

For information  or to reserve classes email Rob at : 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)

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 (1918-2013);
Former President Of South Africa