Family Blacksmithing

  • Male and female teenagers learning how to blacksmith$600 per pair of adult and child under 16
  • $300 per extra person
  • Make a set of family steak knives or a camp kitchen set

Our Family Blacksmithing courses are a popular way for families to unplug from the digital world and spend quality time together. Experience the excitement of the traditional art of Blacksmithing and reconnect with the joy of making something with your own hands. Our course is suitable for adults with children aged 10 to 16, and a minimum ratio of one adult per two children is required for each family making a booking.

Family accomodation is available on-site at beautiful Cuppacumbalong Homestead. Enjoy heritage listed homestead accomodation, explore the many local walking trails and historic sites, and relax with a cold drink on the veranda after a hard days work while you watch the sun go down over the Murrumbidgee River. Accomodation availability and pricing is available at the Cuppacumbalong website.

Chose from either

Steak Knives
  • Two hand-forged steak knives per person
Camp Kitchen Set, including:
  • Fire poker
  • Large Fork
  • Large Tongs
  • Camp Fire Tripod
  • Pot Hooks
  • ...and more depending on time

Located 30 minutes south of Canberra in historic Tharwa, our Family Blacksmithing courses are conducted by experienced full-time teachers who are keen to share their knowledge and passion with you. Purpose built facilities, a high instructor-student ratio, and beautiful surroundings ensure a high-quality experience for you and your family.

Minimum of one adult per two children is required for each family making a booking.


Start Time 9:00 am
Sun 28-01-2024
Finish Time 5:00 pm
Sun 28-01-2024
Capacity 7
Registered 7
Available 0
Price $300
Location Cuppacumbalong

Venue Information - Cuppacumbalong

Cuppacumbalong Homestead is located at 21 Naas Road in Tharwa ACT. Park onsite at bottom of the driveway. Fridge and microwave available for storing and reheating lunches.

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