Blacksmith Forge

Cloverdale Forge is operated on site by Matt Jenkins and Karen Rudolph.

Matt Jenkins is an award-winning blacksmith from Manitoba who received an Honorable Mention (2009) and 1st place in Drawing and Design (2015) in the World Forging Championships in Italy. Matt is also an esteemed instructor at the John C. Campbell Craft School in North Carolina.  He was the blacksmith at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site and annually attends the Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg.

For more information about our blacksmithing courses, contact us today.