Open House at Calypso!

Explore Calypso Farm with your friends and family on Sunday, July 15th from 12-4pm!   -Hands-on activities for all ages -Live Music -Farm Tours -Fiber & Blacksmithing Demonstrations -Farm Animal Visits -Hands-on Education Stations -Wood-fired pizza and salad for purchase … Continue reading →

Forging Wolf Jaw Tongs

In this Forging session we will hammer out a set of Wolf Jaw tongs. Wolf Jaw tongs are very adaptable to a variety of stock, and we will examine different jaw structures. The tongs have a triple offset in the … Continue reading →

Forging Fire Forks

In this forging session you will try your hand at chiseling and splitting different stock to create unique styled fire forks  We will explore numerous tine and handle options and the forging techniques required to create them.  You will come … Continue reading →

Blacksmithing Overview & Hooks

This is a four hour forging session combining the Overview with a Forging Hooks. (*This Overview is required for anyone who is interested in taking further blacksmithing classes with Calypso.) In this session you will be introduced to the blacksmith shop … Continue reading →

Forging Viking Knives (2 days)

Viking-style knives are beautiful, simple knives with blade and handle all in one; Viking women supposedly wore these utility knives on their tunics. This 2 day class will introduce you to the world of tool steel and knife making: working … Continue reading →

Forging Viking Knives (2 days)

Viking-style knives are beautiful, simple knives with blade and handle all in one; Viking women supposedly wore these utility knives on their tunics. This 2 day class will introduce you to the world of tool steel and knife making: working … Continue reading →

Blacksmithing Overview & Hooks

This is a four hour forging session combining the Overview with a Forging Hooks. (*This Overview is required for anyone who is interested in taking further blacksmithing classes with Calypso.) In this session you will be introduced to the blacksmith shop … Continue reading →

Shelf Brackets Workshop

Learn to design and forge 8-inch shelf brackets, forging components that will be riveted onto the frame. Participants will make two shelf brackets, and can choose a plain or decorative design.  (*The Black Smithing Overview is a prerequisite class.) WHEN: Saturday, … Continue reading →

Forging Wolf Jaw Tongs

In this Forging session we will hammer out a set of Wolf Jaw tongs. Wolf Jaw tongs are very adaptable to a variety of stock, and we will examine different jaw structures. The tongs have a triple offset in the … Continue reading →

Blacksmithing Overview & Hooks

This is a four hour forging session combining the Overview with a Forging Hooks. (*This Overview is required for anyone who is interested in taking further blacksmithing classes with Calypso.) In this session you will be introduced to the blacksmith shop … Continue reading →