Filtering by: Blacksmithing
Oct
6
to Oct 7

BEGINNER BLACKSMITHING

Dates: Sat - Sun | 10/06-10/07 | 10-5pm | 2-day
Cost: $240, workshop fee includes complimentary 4-hour studio time
Instructor: Ron Bakerian
Level: Beginner and up

This workshop accommodates levels I and II students.

Level I students will be introduced to safety, shop protocols and etiquette, and techniques which include hammer control, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white work”.

Level II will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

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Aug
11
to Aug 12

BEGINNER BLACKSMITHING

Dates: Sat - Sun | 08/11-08/12 | 10-5pm | 2-day
Cost: $240, workshop fee includes complimentary 4-hour studio time
Instructor: Ron Bakerian
Level: Beginner and up

This workshop accommodates levels I and II students.

Level I students will be introduced to safety, shop protocols and etiquette, and techniques which include hammer control, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white work”.

Level II will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

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Aug
4
to Aug 5

BEGINNER BLACKSMITHING

Dates: Sat - Sun | 08/04-08/05 | 10-5pm | 2-day
Cost: $240, workshop fee includes complimentary 4-hour studio time
Instructor: Ron Bakerian
Level: Beginner and up

This workshop accommodates levels I and II students.

Level I students will be introduced to safety, shop protocols and etiquette, and techniques which include hammer control, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white work”.

Level II will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

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Oct
13
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (6 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Oct
6
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (5 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Sep
30
to Oct 1

Intermediate Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV students.

Level III will develop confidence with hammer control, temperature control, general “white work”. Students will be introduced to fire lighting techniques, new tools, and preventative tool and equipment maintenance.

Level IV students will build on advanced skills learned in Level III and will be introduced to making custom tools, twists, hardware, and other useful objects. As students become more involved with the metal, demonstrations will be tailored to their individual interests. 

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Sep
29
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (4 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Sep
22
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (3 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Sep
16
9:30 AM09:30

Blacksmithing - Make a Box Forge and Burner

This workshop is open to intermediate level students.

Come build a propane forge for blacksmithing and metalwork. Participants will build a forge and propane burner from furnished parts including necessary regulator, gauges valve and hose to connect to propane supply (tank not included). The forge is a portable unit perfect for use in shop or studio as well as temporary setups. The forge may also be used for metal casting as well. Skills covered will include basic burner design principles including some other burner designs, forge construction and working with refractory materials. 

Details
 

Saturday September 16, 9:30am to 4pm

Cost: $430.00; Workshop fee includes materials and complimentary 3 hour studio time

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

14 +, Participants under 18 must have a parent/guardian present

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Sep
15
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (2 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Sep
9
to Sep 10

Beginner Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels I and II students.

Level I students will be introduced to safety, shop protocols and etiquette, and techniques which include hammer control, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white work”.

Level II will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

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Sep
8
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (1 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Aug
26
to Aug 27

Intermediate Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV students.

Level III will develop confidence with hammer control, temperature control, general “white work”. Students will be introduced to fire lighting techniques, new tools, and preventative tool and equipment maintenance.

Level IV students will build on advanced skills learned in Level III and will be introduced to making custom tools, twists, hardware, and other useful objects. As students become more involved with the metal, demonstrations will be tailored to their individual interests. 

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Aug
12
to Aug 13

Beginner Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels I and II students.

Level I students will be introduced to safety, shop protocols and etiquette, and techniques which include hammer control, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white work”.

Level II will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

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Aug
5
9:30 AM09:30

Blacksmithing - Hammer Making

This workshop is open to intermediate level students.

Participants will have the opportunity to make your own forging hammer for blacksmithing. The focus will be on techniques for making the traditional cross peen and/or rounding hammer. Time permitting other styles may be explored. Blacksmithing skills and processes covered will include punching, drifting, working with and as a striker and heat treatment. 

Details

Saturday August 5, 9:30am to 4pm

Cost: $150.00; Workshop fee includes materials and complimentary 3 hour studio time

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

14 +, Participants under 18 must have a parent/guardian present

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Jul
22
to Jul 23

Intermediate Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV students.

Level III will develop confidence with hammer control, temperature control, general “white work”. Students will be introduced to fire lighting techniques, new tools, and preventative tool and equipment maintenance.

Level IV students will build on advanced skills learned in Level III and will be introduced to making custom tools, twists, hardware, and other useful objects. As students become more involved with the metal, demonstrations will be tailored to their individual interests. 

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Jul
21
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Summer (6 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Jul
14
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Summer (5 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Jul
8
to Jul 9

Beginner Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels I and II students.

Level I students will be introduced to safety, shop protocols and etiquette, and techniques which include hammer control, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white work”.

Level II will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

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Jul
7
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Summer (4 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Jun
30
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Summer (3 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Jun
24
to Jun 25

Intermediate Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV students.

Level III will develop confidence with hammer control, temperature control, general “white work”. Students will be introduced to fire lighting techniques, new tools, and preventative tool and equipment maintenance.

Level IV students will build on advanced skills learned in Level III and will be introduced to making custom tools, twists, hardware, and other useful objects. As students become more involved with the metal, demonstrations will be tailored to their individual interests. 

 

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Jun
23
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Summer (2 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Jun
16
6:00 PM18:00

Blacksmithing Exploration, Summer (1 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

 

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Jun
10
to Jun 11

Beginner Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels I and II students.

Level I students will be introduced to safety, shop protocols and etiquette, and techniques which include hammer control, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white work”.

Level II will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

 

 

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