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Exploring 4-H

Achievement Days are just around the corner!

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Blacksmith Project

Blacksmith Project

Age 12-21

Project Information Page

The P.I.P. will tell you everything you need to know about this project: and how to successfully complete the 4-H year.

Working with fire and metal is a timeless tradition that goes back to the early days when man first started making tools from iron during the iron age. Learn basic terminology, about the necessary tools, how to build a forge, and create some unique pieces. There are four divisions, based on skill level, in this project; project leader has discretion to assign division to each member.

Project Completion Requirements: Documents to print

In order to participate in summer exhibitions and receive credit for completing this project members must have the following documents completed and displayed in their Member Portfolio at their Club's Achievement Day event:

  1. Print and fill out one copy of the following: Portfolio Documentation

  2. Print and fill out this page for the this project: Project Page Documentation 

Project Resources

Resources that should be reviewed by members with their leader or individually. Other resources will be added as they become available:

If you have access to newer resources with updated information, please send them along to so we can let others know!

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