Blacksmithing: An Introduction | Sept 14-16 2018

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Blacksmithing: An Introduction | Sept 14-16 2018

190.00

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Instructor: Russell Colvin

$286 - $506 TOTAL WORKSHOP COST
($190 tuition + $25 materials fee + $71 - $291 lodging & meals package of choice)

Students will be introduced to basic techniques for forging metal. Tools, materials, and forming by bending, twisting, punching, chiseling, and hammering will all be covered. Students will produce at least two small items (hook and bottle opener) of their own. 

An additional supply fee of $25 will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of the class.

Class Prerequisites: Students need to be able to hold and swing a hammer for several hours.

Required Class Materials: Students should bring all leather gloves, safety glasses, ear protection, and wear boots or closed toed shoes, long pants, long sleeves, and all cotton clothing. Synthetic fiber clothing is highly discouraged.

Class Notes: Blacksmithing is an inherently dangerous craft. We will work with extremely hot metals, sparks, sharp tools, and heavy tools. 

Class Level: Beginner/Novice, Advanced Beginner

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