10 Week Basic Blacksmithing Course

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Tuesday nights from 6p – 10p
January 10th 2019 – March12th 2019

Cost: $300 per Student

Instructors: Bob Cruikshank & Charlie Hollis

The curriculum will include:

  • How to start and maintain a coal forge
  • How make coal forge tools (Rake, Poker, Shovel)
  • How to forge S hooks – this will teach students hammer control as well as how to taper stock and put a finished end on it
  • How to forge a rat tail end, beaver tail end, & fish tail end
  • How to put a decorative twist on round and square stock
  • How to forge a center punch, square punch, & fan chisel
  • How to heat treat & temper
  • How to forge tongs
  • How to make a nail header for forging nails
  • How to forge weld (make chain links)
  • How to forge a simple leaf

Class will be limited to 7 students
*Students must be 14 years of age or older. All students under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


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