Ready to Learn a Western Trade?

Online Courses in the Western Trades to inspire & foster the MAKER within you!

Silversmithing & Engraving, Rawhide & Leather Braiding, Cinch Making, Leather Tooling & Chap Making, Photography

Open Enrollment for ALL courses is July 1st- July 14th, 2024

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Learn From Home,

At Your Own Pace

The art of a western trade can be learned right from the comfort of your own home, at your own pace.

"When I started making jewelry over 13 years ago I knew I really wanted to learn silversmithing. Work, family and life put that dream on the back burner for way too long. The upfront cost and time needed to travel to school wasn’t something that I could do so it would have to wait. Until one day - Nevada shared a new opportunity to learn from home at my own pace. When she opened Be A Maker School I was waiting anxiously to click that button and join."

- Megan S.

Join a Supportive Community

Boost your creativity while networking with other Makers through our interactive Facebook group and Live Q&A sessions. Learn and grow together.

"The very first time that I uploaded inventory to my website & posted on social media I had pieces for sale and I sold out! I want to thank not only my instructor, but each Maker that has taken the time to answer questions & offer advice. This group & these classes are so amazing."

- Ashley S.

Find Confidence in your Hobby or Career

Whether you are starting from the fundamentals on up or jumping in with a head start, build confidence in your ability and end pieces.

We would not be doing what we are doing today if it were not for the online classes we took with BAMS. What was once a dream of ours is now a reality. We have now had 6 months of success with our business all thanks to these online classes and community!

- Marlene & Bailey H.

Welcome to Be A Maker School, a collaborative place where Makers

come together to share skills and learn new ones!


“Nevada is one of my all time favourite instructors I have had the privilege of learning from! She is one of the most genuine people you will ever meet that truly wants to see you succeed in life. I can guarantee you will learn something from her and continue to be inspired through her silversmithing and creativity. She will challenge your business plans and push your creative limits to help you create a business that works for you!”

~ Ann Kusler

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