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Introduction to Blacksmithing


Students will learn hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, tool nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white” work.

Details

August 27 & 28, 9:30am to 4:00pm
Instructors: Sarah Ritchie-Crowther and Daniel Crowther
Cost: $185, Materials Included in price

Projects

J-Hooks
3 Hook Plate


Techniques Covered

Pointing    
Bending
Riveting
Flattening
Punching
Simple Twist

What to Bring / Wear

Participants must have close-toed shoes or boots, natural clothes, and hair tied back

Requirements

14 +, Participants under 18 must have a parent/guardian present
No previous experience required