Homestead Fair


Blacksmithing for the Fair!

Student hold up wroght iron fireplace poker being prepared for the Homestead Fair

Earlier today we visited the Heritage Forge Blacksmith Shop in the Homestead Craft Village to see the projects being prepared for this year’s Fair. Here’s what we found:       Our students and master craftsmen alike are all preparing for this year’s Fair! The blacksmiths are hard at work creating hand-forged tools, knives, steak … Read more

Hand made axes

Our Blacksmiths, wood workers and leather workers are teaming up to make amazing, all hand made axes! Stop by the Blacksmith shop to see them during the Fair or anytime during the year at the Craft Village.      

New Bellows In The Blacksmith Shop

Moving the Bellows

A couple of young men help to take down the bellows from the old forge in our Homestead Blacksmith Shop this past weekend. After removing them, the bellows will be installed above a new forge inside the shop. Master Blacksmith, Caleb Nolen, tells us: “These bellows were custom made for our old forge and we … Read more