Forging Lunenburg Memories

Welcome to the Wildertools forge! Are you curious about knife and tool making? Want to try something new and have a few laughs? If so, this experience is for you! Get a glimpse into the methods, tools and art of a modern bladesmith, before swinging the hammer and crafting your very own forged keepsake! WARNING: Dad joke advisory in full effect for the duration of the experience. 

Experience Includes:

  • Guided introduction into the art of bladesmithing with Professional Smith, Rick Marchand
  • Hands-on forging demonstration to see how Rick crafts his award-winning blades
  • Create your own custom piece: swing a hammer at hot steel and use the skills of the trade to craft your own forged keepsake
  • Our shop is fully accessible, so mobility challenges should not prevent you from experiencing the art of bladesmithing

Length: 3 hours

Offered: year-round and daily during the first two weeks of the month (Monday – Sunday)

Times: 9:00am, 1:00pm & 4:00pm  

Other dates and times offered, based on availability, just give us a call!


  • 2 active participants: $150 per person
  • 3 – 4 active participants: $100 per person
  • Spectators: no charge
  • Want to have the blacksmith all to yourself? We’re happy to book private experiences for $300

To book your experience, please contact Rick at 226-783-8771 or


Advance booking is required. Participants must be 8 years of age or older. Young spectators must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum of two participants is required for the experience to take place. Maximum of four participants and up to four spectators (8 people in total). Applicable COVID-19 protocols in effect.

LOCATION: 69 Maple Avenue, Lunenburg, B0J 2C0 Get Directions

PRICE: $100.00 to $300.00

Dates: September 01, 2022 – December 17, 2023

CONTACT: Wildertools


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