Introduction to Blacksmithing; Forging Fire Tools and Hooks
Saturday April 13 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Instructor: Graham van Houten
A one-day workshop where you will receive a comprehensive introduction to the craft of blacksmithing. While forging fire tools and coat hooks, participants will learn the basic techniques of forging and will take home their own hand-made and functional forged wares. Students will learn detailing techniques and will be able to personalize their pieces to their liking.
Expect a full day of detailed instuction and practice in this intimate, 4-student, class. Prepare to be on your feet for the majority of the day, with a break for lunch.
Students are advised not to wear synthetic clothing, and leather aprons and work gloves are encouraged. Eye protection will be provided and is to be worn at all times. Students will be required to sign a safety waiver before the workshop begins.
$205.00 + HST
$25 material fee to be paid to Graham on the day of the course