Beginning Blacksmithing :: Workshops and Classes
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2 Days of Intensive Blacksmithing for Tuition/ 16 Hours of Instruction/Saturday and Sunday, April 28 & April 29, 9AM-5PM
Tuition: $375, materials included
Class Limit: 6
Instructor: Adriaan Gerber
Show up to class with cotton clothing, no synthetics. Long sleeve shirts, no coats with nylon shells, safety glasses are required, and you might start out with a 2 1/2 or 3 lb. drilling
hammer of your own( after you swing this a number of times it will feel heavier so I prefer the 2 1/2 lb. weight). There will be hammers and other tools to complete the class.
More hot-cutting and splitting. Separating split parts for better access. Smoothing out cuts using the vise. Tapering to a square point. Drawing out metal. Forging square taper to octagonal and round. Flattening and twisting. Forging out a meat fork. Upsetting. Reducing metal width to form a neck. Preventing folds. Flattening. Drawing Down, bending and filing using the vise.
Credit cards and checks accepted. Reservations: Call (845) 986-3236, or send an email to: email@example.com
105 Main St.
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