Introduction to Power Hammers

Induction in using power hammer in workshop pass

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The advent of Pneumatic Power Hammers in the 19th century freed blacksmiths up from having a partner to do any forge work – it meant that a blacksmith could shape steel faster and with more precision. Being able to forge with a Power Hammer opens up a world of experimentation, allowing the blacksmith to create large scale works of greater complexity. 

Learn how to forge like the pro’s. Whether it’s a forged iron gate, tooling, sculptures or furniture, learn how to confidently use a Power Hammer to shape and manipulate steel to make objects of beauty and permanence. Students will learn a range of techniques on two Anyang 25kg Power Hammers and get a feel for the most widely used brand of modern Power Hammers. 

This class is for people who have prior experience in forging, who have either completed a class with us and feel confident in hand-forging, or who have their own Power Hammer and wish to build on their existing skills. 

To use our Power Hammers in a self-directed Workshop Passport session students must complete this course.

The Introduction to Power Hammers course is sponsored by Anyang Australia.

Techniques covered

  • Breaking down stock

  • Top and bottom tools

  • Power Hammer safety

  • Drawing Out: Parallel sections, tapers and reverse tapers

  • Upsetting: Increasing the diameter of a section

  • Dies and top and bottom tools: Multi person power-hammer work

You will get

  • All materials provided

  • Day one project: Podge Bar

  • Day two project: Round Back Pad

Appropriate for

  • People with prior forging experience and who feel confident forging
  • People who own a Power Hammer and want to improve their skills

Gift Vouchers

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What you will learn
  • A range of techniques to manipulate steel using a Power Hammer
  • Power Hammer tooling
  • Safe use of a Power Hammer
What you will get
  • Confident and

What to bring
  • All materials included
What to wear

Please wear clothing appropriate for a workshop. This includes long pants and sleeves preferably natural fibre, solid shoes/boots.

Appropriate for

People with prior forging experience and who feel confident forging. People who own a Power Hammer and want to improve their skills

Refund & Cancellation Policy

Eveleigh Works requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Eveleigh Works to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Eveleigh Works or organised by Eveleigh Works must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Eveleigh Works.


I agree to give Eveleigh Works unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Eveleigh Works classes and events or on Eveleigh Works's premises. (For use of Eveleigh Works marketing materials).


Eveleigh Works requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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23 May 2018 • Introduction to Power Hammers

Coarse was post-poned


07 November 2017 • Introduction to Power Hammers

Great course - not just for those who own a power hammer or plan to own one, this course taught me a lot about how steel moves which I can apply to all forging. And with an Eveleigh Passport I can now use the power hammers at Eveleigh for my own projects.