Opus Oaks Artisan Workshops, Gale Bowman-Harlow

Blacksmithing Workshops for Everyone

During workshop time or by appointment

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?Opus Oaks Artisan Workshops offers Blacksmithing Workshops to all levels of skills from beginners to advanced. Phil Travis has taught blacksmithing for many years. Technically and artistically, Phil develops his workshops to teach hammer skills, knowledge of metal temperatures, how to use the anvil, tools and jigs for forming, and how to use a coal burning forge. The workshops are offered in: Basic Two-Day Course, Making Tongs and Tools to Quip Your Shop, Making a Custom Hammer, Wizard workshop, Shelf or Plant Bracket, Blitzing Bar-B-Que Tools, Boot Scraper, and Basic Five Day Course.

In conjunction with Opus Oaks, Gale Bowman-Harlow teaches arts fine at Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury in Winchester, VA. Look for classes on our facebook page.


Gale Bowman-Harlow




2330 Crums Church Road
Berryville, VA 22611

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