Black Smithing Courses

Arrow Smithing Courses

Discounts for multiple course bookings are available.




3 Hour taster session available in our dedicated forge to learn the basics of making a bodkin arrow head. You will learn how to roll the socket while keeping it straight before cutting it from the bar and shaping the head. 

Arrow Smithing Taster

3 hours making a type 10 bodkin



Introduction to arrow smithing

1 day course in arrow smithing.



1 day course to introduce you to making arrowheads the traditional way! Over the course of a day you will learn how to form a socket and draw down a simple square bodkin. If time allows you will then start to look at different types of bodkins and start practicing making them. We will also discuss and practice methods of hardening arrowheads.

3 day course in arrow smithing where you will learn to refine your bodkin points and also to make different types of broad-head arrow heads including different methods of manufacturing including forge welding and use of a hot set.

Also includes making fire cage arrow heads.

Arrow Smithing Course

3 day course in arrow smithing.



You might also be interested in the following courses:

Ash Bow Making Course

1 Day Workshop


Longbow Making Course

3 Day Workshop


Arrow Making Courses

1 day workshops

£99 – £169


Now Strike Archery is a trading name of The Past Presents Ltd

East of England: The Essex Barn at Rook Hall Farm Chigborough Road Heybridge Essex CM9 4RB

Company number 12503153