Tinsmith's & Coppersmith's 
Web Site

Promoting Historical Tinsmithing and Coppersmithing








Welcome to the Tin Tinkers Group  

This site is dedicated to the promotion and exchange of information related to the trade of Historical Tin and Coppersmithing from the Early American Colonial Period to present day techniques.

The purpose of this site is to share ideas, tips and tricks, techniques and history of the trade and the goods that were made. We invite everyone who has an interest in this trade to actively participate.  

About This Site

To become a Member of this site allowing you access to all areas, please Register in the Forum.


We hold a weekly chat on Tuesday Evenings at 7:00 PM CST. To participate in the chat, you need to register in the Chat Area before being allowed into the Chat Room. Your registration from the Forum does not carry over.


What is the Tin & Coppersmith Convergence?

It is the 'converging' or 'coming together' of Coppersmiths, Tinkers, and Tinsmiths from every walk of life and skill level, to share their knowledge and expertise in the Historical trades of related metal working.



Tinsmithing Classes - Updated 10/23/2018

Eastfield Village
Nassau, NY (Near Albany)

Tin I - Beginning Tinsmithing

Instructors - Bill McMillen

Tin II - Advanced Tinsmithing
Instructors - Bill McMillen
                   Steve Delisle

Tin III - 18th and 19th Century Tinsmithing

Instructors - Bill McMillen

                  Steve Delisle

Email Bill for more Information. Email: Bill McMillen

Registration Form available on the Eastfield Village Web site at the end of February.
(Click on the link below to visit the Site)

Eastfield Village Web site

Coppersmith Class
March 7th, 8th & 9th, 2019 (3 Day Class)
Defiance, Ohio
Instructor: Steve Okuley
Defiance, Ohio
Details and Registration Information (PDF) 
Ozark Folk Center
Ozark Folk Center Web Site


John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown, NC (Southwest NC)

John C. Campbell Folk School Web Site

Tiller's International

Scotts. MI ( Near Kalamazoo)

Tunnel Mill
4505 Highway 63 North
Rochester, MN
Tunnel Mill

Beginning Tinsmithing Class
Instructor: Dennis Kutch

More Info & Registration Form
Newberry, Indiana
Email: dkl.tinker@gmail.com

Sauder Village (northwest Ohio)

For more Information: Sauder Village

Landis Valley Summer Institute

For More Information:

Deutsch Country Days - Living History Museum
18055 State HWY O
Marthasville, MO 63357