Desert Metal Craft


Desert Metal Craft is the only school in the Southwest dedicated to teaching the ancient art of blacksmithing together with the modern science behind the craft of metalworking. Develop your artisanal skills in a safe, collaborative learning environment in a fully equipped forge.

Courses are designed for all age and skill levels, and taught by a team of experienced blacksmiths, metal workers, artists and metallurgists drawn from the Tucson community. Guest instructors are brought in from across the United States and from around the world. The level of expertise and craft mastery available to students is unparalleled. 

DMC is a mission-driven school based in Tucson, Arizona, where we are proud to serve our local community and beyond. We encourage diversity in metalcraft and always put safety first.

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544 E 24th St
Tucson, Arizona 85713

544 E 24th St, Tucson, AZ 85713

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  • Bladesmithing
  • Blacksmithing
  • Welding
  • Metallurgy
  • Fun for ages 8-80
  • Women-only classes
  • Private classes for teams and groups
  • Serving the entire community
  • Suitable for beginners and experts


By appointment: 520-272-4328