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Address: Heritage Centre, Grapevine, TX
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Oilfashioned blacksmith shop.

The owner is very likable and friendly to all levels of visitors , the shop is certainly very old fashioned as you should expect at a heritage center.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
TripMember061620151
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Grapevine, Texas
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Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The owner is very likable and friendly to all levels of visitors , the shop is certainly very old fashioned as you should expect at a heritage center.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Stopped to listen to a demonstration during a festival. Very impressed with the skill and talent shown. Hung around to ask questions and was practically given a tour of the place. The owner is so friendly and informative. Will be returning to have a custom made holder for our 1800's steam engine copper bell. This guy can do it right!

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Thank Jewel S
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61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

it is always awe inspiring to watch an artisan at work. taking something so plain and molding it into something intriguing is a true work of art.

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1 Thank Keith L
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Pretty cool to watch as a local artist watched her "baby" get it's finishing touches that will allow it to sit atop a local downtown Grapevine building.

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Ft. Worth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

the entire family enjoyed watching and llistening to the blaacksmith and then partaking inthe experience was enjoyable for all. My grandson got a little cowboy hat the blacksmith made and he has guarded it with his life.

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1 Thank Karen P
Gulfport, Florida
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Will's expertise with iron is just amazing. From silver roses to firepit chili pots, you will see stars and so much more when you visit. This craft is so very interesting to watch. Bring the kids to learn about blacksmithing! Love you guys!

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Thank Barbara W
Dallas, Texas, USA
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Nice Blacksmith Shop during the Grapevine Festivals the blacksmith is always open and has nice displays especially at Christmas

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1 Thank Kelly O
Grapevine, Texas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

See how things were made in the old days. It is great to see young blacksmiths in training. The bats in the building are a pleasant surprise. Take your nickels and see them transformed into Texas hats. Great people! Great learning experience!

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2 Thank AtomicBomb52
Dallas, Texas
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

Ran into this place while visiting the trains. The guy allowed us into the workshop and showed us around. Very cool pieces. Very old school and even rustic but I can't say enough about how nice this guy was even gave the kids a little souvenir. If your already there looking at the trains stop in.

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2 Thank Jeanine41
Fort Worth, Texas
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87 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

This blacksmith shop is in close proximity to the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. Free demonstrations to the public. If you want a piece of custom ironwork done like a fancy scrollwork piece for your front gate, come see these folks.

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