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Fraser River Forge is a German-Canadian blacksmith shop with a focus on traditional hand forging, located in Vancouver, BC.

Hand-Forged Goods

Large or small, our full production forge crafts quality knives, tools, hardware, ornamental and decorative ironwork, bowls, kitchen utensils, cutlery, candlesticks, garden decor, plant stakes, gardening tools, and much more.

Blacksmithing Classes

Blacksmithing taught according to the German tradition by a trained professional Journeyman blacksmith. Learn invaluable time-proven skills. Start by learning the fundamentals of blacksmithing and see how far your imagination can take you.

Tools and Supplies

We supply anvils of any size and pattern as well as the full line of blacksmithing equipment, hammers, and tools. We sell consumables like metallurgical coke and are a distributor for refractory materials to build or repair your own forge.

Metal Fabrication and Welding

We can fabricate and supply miscellaneous light structural steel items, custom brackets, machine stands, table bases, benches, furniture, railings and gates. The options are limitless. Don't hesitate to give us a try. Let us surprise you. 

Machine Repairs

Our in-house professional red seal certified technician can provide diagnostics and universal repairs. We can repair and fabricate machine parts as required. We have surprised many clients with our outside of the box problem solving capabilities.


The artistic background of our blacksmith team allows us to accept high value custom commissions. We can provide design, creation, and installation services for your private or public artwork.