New England School of Metalwork
7 Albiston Way Auburn, Maine 04210
207-777-6211 Toll Free 888-753-7502
Fax 207-784-5383

Welcome to the New England School of Metalwork

Come and experience the finest quality Blacksmithing and Bladesmithing courses available.


Metalsmithing Program

The New England School of Metalwork offers a unique metalsmithing program found nowhere else. A professional combination of both traditional and contemporary tooling, techniques and instruction. No where else will you find the attention to the important details. The studios are designed, run and maintained by professional metalsmiths. The diverse array of instructors from around the country provide students with many options and many disciplines of metalworking. We operate year round and have various programs in Blacksmithing and Bladesmithing. We offer  Summer and Winter session of specialty workshops, as well as featured demonstrations and symposiums.

Welding Program

The NESM Welding Program is fully equipped, for classes of six students.  We firmly believe that the student/Instructor ratio must be kept low in order for proper instruction to occur. In doing so you get 100% attention to your needs. The school uses only the latest in technology for FCAW, GMAW, GTAW, SMAW and Plasma cutting and is updated bi-annually with the newest equipment available.  Several processes in each field are possible, with ample room and the safest working conditions.  These factors give anyone an advantage in staying current with the onward moving demands of industry.  Whether it's aluminum, stainless or carbon steel; pipe or structural plate and in whatever process is needed, our welding lab will provide you the finest training.

NESM offers companies the ability to keep their employees current to the following codes: AWS, ASME, ABS or API. Let NESM help in develop and schedule training for your company.

Mission Statement
     The New England School of Metalwork is a 501 C3 nonprofit educational facility dedicated to creating the most comfortable and motivating atmosphere possible for students to absorb knowledge in order to obtain mastery of their craft. We strive to expose students to the widest variety of processes through a diverse selection of instructors. We pride ourselves in offering students and instructors the broadest range of tooling and equipment possible. We feel that the more craftsmen are educated in their field, the more efficiently and safely they can work. This raises the level of productivity as well as the quality of the work, thus offering the public a better service with a higher profitability to the craftsman.