• Blacksmithing
  • Knifemaking
  • Beginner
  • Five Days
  • Axes
  • Age 16+

thing /θɪŋ/ noun

(Old Norse) ▶ An assembly or meeting of the free men and women of a country, province or a clan. At the thing, disputes were solved and political decisions were made. The place for the thing was also the place for rites and for commerce.

(Tharwa Valley Forge) ▶ A four-day Viking festival of making. Forge your own Viking knives, helmet, axe and shield.

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This 4-day experience at Cuppacumbalong Homestead runs from Friday morning to Monday afternoon. Our experts will guide you through a smorgasboard of blacksmithing, toolmaking, and woodwork.

Over the course of almost a week, you'll forge your own Viking knives, helmet, axe and shield. Classes will operate in a round-robin fashion to facilitate small class sizes. Although this is a big event, we are taking great pains to make sure you enjoy full-access to our instructors and the high quality we are renowned for.

All-inclusive price covers all materials, teaching, PPE, insurances. Accommodation is available onsite for an extra fee.

Minimum deposit of $500.

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Course Dates

The Thing

Event Start Time Finish Time Price Capacity Registered Available Register
The Thing 8:00 am
Thu 25-04-2024
5:00 pm
Sun 28-04-2024
$2,200 16 10 6

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