Iron Mountain Metal Craft

Iron Mountain Metal Craft, Pigeon Forge: Hours, Address, Iron Mountain Metal Craft Reviews: 5/5

Iron Mountain Metal Craft
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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B G
9 contributions
Friends
This place is absolutely awesome. Me and my wife and a friend went and we all made the railroad knife. We called a couple days before and got reservations and showed up 30 minutes before, they took our money, the lady behind the desk was very nice and allowed us to look at the options and explain the differences in them. And then we headed out into the Forge. The entire experience was awesome even though a lot of the process was done by the employees to guarantee that we all walked out with a nice knife. If you are expecting to go in and craft a knife from start to finish all on your own this isn’t the experience you’re looking for. But if you are looking to try your hand at some basic forging and have a amazing time with very nice people this is for you. I read through a lot of the negative comments and noticed a lot of them were due to weather or other uncontrollable things. All I can say is that from my experience if you have a negative review about this place, you might be the problem.
Written October 7, 2021
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John G
Savannah, Ga1,811 contributions
I booked a knife making lesson for myself, my son and 10 year old grandson. I had watch some youtube videos of the knife making and was really impressed about how well they worked with the kids.
We got to our appointment and selected the knives we were going to make and got ready. They took my grandson by himself and worked one on one with him. To say I was impressed with how the staff worked with him and instructed him in the forging is an understatement. They exceeded my expectations. Second to none was the staff.
When me and my son got our turns we were both forging our knife at the same time with the same instructor. Again the staff was great.
I would highly recommend anybody, any age to try this. My grandson is already making plans for which knife he wants to make the next time we are in Pigeon Forge. He also asked if we can get a forge to go with my anvil at home.
Written July 28, 2022
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Desiree E
Northern Virginia, VA1 contribution
Family
This was such a great and unique experience. We are big fans of the show Forged In Fire so this was something we really looked forward to. My 12 year old daughter made a horse shoe nail knife, my 13 year old son did the pony shoe and my husband did the railroad spike. I took photos and videos. The instructor was so fun. He cheered my kids on and really explained things to my husband. They have a awesome new knife with a story and the price was as much as if they bought one from a store. This one THEY made! And to top it off we got to take a photo with Robby Bowman who competed on the show.
Written August 3, 2020
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JaneSays
Washington DC, DC264 contributions
Couples
Having been and forged items three years ago, we hoped for a repeat of a great time.

This year we stopped in, but there were eight people already waiting to understand what to do. The rather grumpy woman behind the counter was not greeting guests nor did she offer any guidance. We waited for about four minutes while people stood around awkwardly then we left.

The experience, once you’re in the queue, is fun and memorable. Perhaps a different person managing the incoming requests/guests would be a good idea. Perhaps business is so good they can afford to not acknowledge people waiting to schedule a time? Considering the guys are so personable and patient, it was a surprising development.

Try your luck and check it out, it gets better once you’re working with the guys out at the fires.
Written September 9, 2020
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parrotheadchic
Kingsport, TN28 contributions
My 11 year old son did this. I called the day before the make a reservation. There were several available for the next day. Last June I called and they were booked 2 weeks out. We arrived at the set time and he got to choose which knife he wanted to make. He chose the pony knife. We went into the shop area and he put on his apron. His instructor came over to him and confirmed what knife. He was so good and joked around with our son. He is quiet so it made him feel less anxious. He went through every step of the process they would do and showed him how and where he would need to stand, how to use the hammer, etc. He was so good and very detailed. He encouraged our son while he was hammering and made sure he knew the whole process. After he picked out what type of sheath he wanted he was given and option to get laser personalization for an additional $10. Everyone there was so nice and treated our son so well. We will definitely be back. He loved it.
Written May 25, 2022
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Marilee H
Wichita, KS181 contributions
Family
Had the pleasure of watch the men folk (fiancé and 18 year old son) enjoy making blades. They each did a different one and both turned out awesome! Every teacher, sharpener and other expert on the room were friendly, fun and compassionate. After, they offer laser engraving for $10... images or initials. All very cool!
Written August 5, 2022
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Ben M
2 contributions
We had a great time making knives with Mr. Bowman. He was patient with us and very friendly. He encouraged us the entire time and made sure we had a great experience and a very cool souvenir to bring home. There were four of us in our group, two dads and two sons. We each did the rail road spikes. It was tough, but Robby made sure each knife was done right. I would recommend the horse shoes for younger folks (or people with no upper body strength). The rail road spikes are hard to get flattened out! We spent five days in Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg, this is by far my favorite thing that we did.
Written July 24, 2020
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Getina S
6 contributions
Family
Awesome experience. We love to give experiences as Christmas gifts and this trip was made around our visit to Iron Mountain. The patience of the staff was amazing they worked with our young son and kept him focused and they provided detailed instructions to our older son and my husband even made a knife. They we so excited to meet Robby Bowman who even took a photo with them. Highly suggest!
Written December 18, 2021
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John P
7 contributions
The “Dream Knife Package” with Robby at Iron Mountain Metal Works was more than an incredible experience … I cannot say enough about how amazing my time at the forge was. My wife bought me the dream knife package for Christmas. I was surprised when I arrived at the forge and was told the forge was mine for the day. Robby & his staff were extremely helpful and listened to my ideas in designing my knife. This was more than someone just telling me what to do to make a knife - I was taught step by step exactly what to do and why. I gained so much knowledge about the types of metal we were using, each machine used and the entire process. They made sure I toughly understood everything along the way. The entire day was a completely personal experience. I truly ended up with the knife of my dreams – my design, built with my 2 hands.
I really enjoyed how they welcomed me in right from the beginning and made me feel like one of the “forge gang”. I now consider them all my friends. I highly recommend Robby, his staff & forge!
Written February 15, 2021
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wanderer
Columbus, GA425 contributions
Family
Amazing find. I was searching for something "cool" and different for 17 yr old son. Ran across online and boy and I glad. Forged in Fire
participant and fan fav Robby Bowman owns and runs this shop. My son was lucky enough to get Robby as his instructor.
It tool about 40 minutes. My son hammered and twisted a great knife and a life long memory for $85. You can make other cheaper knives for as little as $15. Kids 12 and under have a special knife.
This is a MUST with teen boys. My husband, brother in law and nephew where all jealous.
Call for reservations it books quick.
You can just go watch for free too
Written June 16, 2021
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