Blacksmithing 101: Candy Canes

From: $60.00

Learn to forge steel while making a candy cane ornament with local Blacksmith, Karen Kocher


Learn to forge, finesse, and finish steel while hand-forging a candy cane ornament in this blacksmithing fundamental!

You’ll walk away with:

  • Clearance to use our Blacksmithing Forge independently
  • A candy cane ornament, hand-forged by you!
  • Insight into forging, cutting, twisting, and workholding at the anvil
  • Tips and tricks for finishing your work

Tools we’ll cover:

  • 2 burner Forge
  • Anvil
  • Cut-off Tool
  • Slot Punch
  • Hammers
  • Tongs
  • Vices

Materials included:

  • 1/4″ Steel Bar
  • Ribbon
  • Wax & Oil Finishes


Co-Developed by Karen Kocher and Alexis Caldero, taught by Karen Kocher