We do classes on several types of metal work. Coppersmithing, blacksmithing, and low-temperature casting. We have an onsite smithy with forges, anvils and all the tools to teach beginners blacksmithing. We also teach beginners coppersmithing (or redsmithing) during our copper bracelet making classes. Another part of our business is casting custom pewter pieces for one […]

Palmer Folk School

What is a folk school?

Folk Schools are places for adult education that do not grant any academic degrees but rather teach the student specific skills. Although they used to be more commonly found in Nordic countries like Germany or Switzerland, they have become increasingly popular in America. The concept originated from the Danish writer, poet, philosopher, and pastor N. […]