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FireHouse Ironworks

Closed Now: 09:00 - 16:30
Open today: 09:00 - 16:30
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Great Day at Ironworks

Had a 4 hour intro on how to be a blacksmith. Grant was very welcoming, patient and guided me... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Michel C
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Cheticamp, Canada
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Incredible Blacksmith Learning Experience

I recently was a student of Grant's at the Firehouse Ironworks. I had taken the 2-day Introduction... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
TheFloggingForge
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Timberlea, Canada
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Tour a traditional working blacksmith shop. You can also register for an experiential tourism package to try blacksmithing for yourself. Custom commissions available. You dream it, We build it :)
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109 Main Street, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia B0E 3M0, Canada
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Had a 4 hour intro on how to be a blacksmith. Grant was very welcoming, patient and guided me safely through the basics of blacksmithing. Gives a great appreciation of the skill and craftsmanship involved in this trade. Grant made one hook then I made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michel C
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I recently was a student of Grant's at the Firehouse Ironworks. I had taken the 2-day Introduction to Blacksmithing training followed by the 5-day Recreational Blacksmithing Level 1 training. I have taken a number of 1&2-day workshops over the past 2 years and I can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

A must stop on your way when travelling the highway. Tiny gift shop of the designs he makes and he can do custom works as well. Which has pick my interest and given me a few idea's in the future. I bought a beautiful double...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

My brother, teenage son and I took a trip just to learn to forge at the FireHouse Ironwroks with Grant and we were greatly pleased with everything. The amount of and what I learned greatly surpassed what I was expecting and had a great time...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

Travelling from Alberta, we're doing a driving tour of NS. We're also trying to fit in an "activity" of some sort each day when we can, and hopefully something we can't do at home. When planning stopovers and seeing what there is to do in...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Well what can I say but great things after a week spent at this wonderful establishment. A very relaxed teaching atmosphere but with a sharp focus from the owner one on one on correct blacksmith skills and transfer of knowledge from his head to yours....More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 15 October 2014

I spent the day at Firehouse Ironworks along with several friends pounding steel and having a blast! Grant is a good teacher, has a deep knowledge of his craft, and his passion for it is infectious. This unquestionably stands out as a highlight from our...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank DrewM439
Reviewed 1 October 2014

I took my mom and my wife here to try blacksmithing during our vacation.... It was awesome! The owner had them both pounding steel and loving it. He has a real knack for teaching it so anyone can understand it... Now we are building a...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Robert L
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