Cancellation Policy

Notification at least 10 days before the workshop allows students to receive full refund.  Between 9 days and 4 days prior to workshop receives 50% of tuition in studio credit; less than 72 hours receives no credit. In the event that the Drop Forge & Tool has to cancel a workshop(low registration, weather, teacher illness) you will have a your choice of refund or studio credit.

Low Registration

Sometimes we have to cancel workshops due to low registration. We will send an email to notify you that this is a possibility. We try to keep a minimum of at least 4 students to make the class worthwhile for teachers. If a workshop has to be cancelled we will let you know at least 48 hours in advance. You will be offered a refund or studio credit.


Parking on Warren Street can be challenging on weekends; if possible, carpooling or taking the train from the city is the way to go. Hudson is walkable and accessible from the Amtrak stop. Or you can park in one of the three municipal lots near DF&T. Email us for more info about parking lodging or eating, and we will gladly send it along!


Each workshop serves light snacks and drinks. Occasionally we will indicate that lunch will be provided-- in these instances there will be an additional form upon sign up where you must indicate any dietary restrictions. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch or snacks -- we have a refrigerator and a microwave for your use. If you would like to get food in the neighborhood there are a few choices -- we recommend Talbott + Arding, Bruno’s, or Baba Louie’s Pizza.

Gift Certificates

We offer Gift Certificates for studio workshops. You can purchase them through the website on the workshop page (in $25 denominations). Please note that the GC's are handmade and take a few days to arrive to you. If you have received a GC and want to apply it towards a workshop please email or call (518)545-4028 so we can complete the registration process.


Workshops are intended for students 14 years and older unless otherwise specified. If a there is a workshop that you would like to bring your child to please inquire. Many workshops would work for younger participants working next to a parent or adult.