Tradition and Quality
Welcome to visit Niinisaari, island village in lake Saimaa. From the Goosemeadow blacksmith workshop sales exhibit you will find a range of unique hand-forgd products: knives, axes, log-building tools, forged hinges and other decorative products.
EXHIBITION & SHOP OPEN AGAIN NEXT SUMMER:
June 20 to August 31
from 12 to 6 pm
Closed on Mondays
open other times if request and when blacksmith is in his smithy
An opportunity to get to know a variety of blacksmithing techniques
- THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH WORK DEMONSTRATIONS
In the village blacksmiths demonstrations he will show traditional blacksmithing work. The group can suggest the demonstration topic. Duration approx. 1h PRICE: 50€/Group + 5€/Person (inc.VAT)
- TRY OUT THE WORKSHOPS HAMMER
The function of the village blacksmith demonstrations is for the audience to really experience the hammer and anvil and actually try to forge the glowing iron itself. Duration: approx. 1 ½ h (10 person group, larger groups about 2h) PRICE: 100€/group + 5€/person (inc. VAT)
Are you interested to do it yourself? The Blacksmith offers to teach blacksmithing courses, the most popular of which is the Finnish knife-making course. Small groups have good space to smith individual and intensive teaching. Courses are continuously being advertised. Courses will be held when there is a minimum of 4 participants who have registered in good time. You can also put together a group yourself which we can then arrange a course and organize accommodation if need be.