Waterside Metal Art Studio

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Part of Open Studios in the West

Waterside Metal Art Studio (Waterside) is an artist blacksmith studio offering blacksmithing courses, quality forging supplies and tools, blacksmiths coke and a space where members can forge. The purpose of the studio is to provide a relaxed and inspiring space, where people can gather to pursue artistic and creative metal forging using traditional and/or modern tools and techniques.

Drop in during Open Studios in the West to watch teachers and former students conduct active hand forging activities and demonstrations - a sight not to be missed! 

The public are also invited to come and hear a 30 minute talk by Waterside instructors Estebaan Dante, Jack Wylestone and Bruce Rasmussen on the magic of forging, including an overview of the tools, techniques and creative possibilities, on Saturday and Sunday from 12pm.

Please note - the forge will be closed between 12.30-2pm on both days


  • Saturday, 25 November 2017 | 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • Sunday, 26 November 2017 | 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM


Waterside Metal Art Studio, 60 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray 3011  View Map

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