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cowboy forge blacksmith school

Learn the art of blacksmithing in a working blacksmith shop offering daytime and evening classes, located in Mancos, Colorado.


Steve is a Southwest Colorado native who has been blacksmithing since 1996 and teaching since 2012. His classes are extremely popular, with students that attend on a regular basis. Steve attended Frank Turley’s Blacksmith School in Santa Fe and then served apprenticeships with M. Smyth Boone, Rod Pickett and Smokey Adams.

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  • I just finished up a two day class and now I've got the bug!! Steve is a phenomenal teacher and all round great guy!

     Justin T. Schmidt
  • Best in the business!

    Kelton Stevens
  • I was shocked at my finished project, I actually made a tree to hang my jewelry on, it turned out amazing. Steve was so patient with me, I thought you would need a lot of strength to create and he taught me its the tools that do the work. I was so proud! Thank you Steve!

    Rena Wilson
  • It's Awesome! Now I'm hooked!

    Fred Houser 
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