Blacksmithing Classes

Dec. 9-10, 2017: Blacksmithing: Build a Hatchet

Build your own hatchet! This course will cover forge welding, lamination, mechanical joining, and tool making.  A handle will be provided so students can leave with a complete tool.

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Class includes safe shop practices, fire management, efficient hammer techniques and basic forging.  All safety equipment and materials provided.
Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 9-10, 2017
9am – 4pm both days

$249 tuition covers the cost of instruction, shop time, and materials for the class.

Please Note:   A parent, guardian or responsible adult must be on site for students under 18 years of age for the duration of the class.  Adults accompanying minors do not have to take the class, but they are welcome to if they wish.

 

10/16 – We are full. Check out next year’s Hatchet offerings!

Jan 20-21

Feb 24-25 – 1 spot left

March 17-18

April 21-22

May 19-20

June 30- July 1 

July 28-29

August 25-26

Sept 22-23

Oct 27-28

Dec 8-9

December 16-17, 2017: Blacksmithing: Musical Metal – Bells

Create a set of bells out of steel.  There will be 3 types of bells created in this class. The sleigh bell is the most popular and we will have enough materials for each student to make more than one if that is what they want to do. There is also the Masonic Cow bell and a small triangle (dinner bell).

Techniques include: Chasing, texturing, dishing, bending, tapering, scrolling, punch & drift

 

This is a two day class, Saturday & Sunday, December 16 & 17, 9am – 4pm both days.

Class includes safe shop practices, fire management, efficient hammer techniques and basic forging. All safety equipment and materials provided.

Tuition: $249 for the weekend. This is includes materials and instruction.

Please Note:   A parent, guardian or responsible adult must be on site for students under 18 years of age for the duration of the class.  Adults accompanying minors do not have to take the class, but they are welcome to if they wish.

After you have successfully registered for this class on PayPal by clicking on the Buy Now button below, PayPal should redirect to a page “What You Need To Know Before Class”.  This page contains some important information.

 


Name(s) of Student(s)
Phone – used for cancellation


Dec. 30-31, 2017: Blacksmithing: Build a Spear

Make a spear head.
This is a beginning level course suitable for the novice and up. There will be a lot of hot forge work in this class. Also covered will be shop safety, fire management, and hammer control.Spears
A dowel will be provided for each spear head.
Saturday and Sunday, December 30-31, 2017
9am – 4pm both days
Tuition: $249 for the weekend

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January 20-21, 2018: Blacksmithing: Build a Hatchet

Build your own hatchet!

This course will cover forge welding, lamination, mechanical joining, and tool making.  A handle will be provided so students can leave with a complete tool.

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This course is suitable for the ambitious novice or the experienced beginner.

We do not recommend this course to young smiths (10 yr) unless that smith is ready for some serious physical work! This course has been completed successfully by young smiths in the past. Those smiths have been really motivated.

Class includes safe shop practices, fire management, efficient hammer techniques and basic forging.  All safety equipment and materials provided.

Saturday and Sunday, Jan 20-21, 2018

9am – 4pm both days

Tuition: $249 covers materials and instruction for the duration of the weekend.

Please Note:   A parent, guardian or responsible adult must be on site for students under 18 years of age for the duration of the class.  Adults accompanying minors do not have to take the class, but they are welcome to if they wish.


Name(s) of Student(s)
Phone – used for cancellation


January 27-28, 2018: Blacksmithing: Build a Helmet

Helmet with Fleur 2Build your own helmet! Starting with a simple design, you can customize this helmet to your tastes.
This is a beginning level course suitable for novices including young (10 years old +) smiths. Techniques include: cutting and building to a template, riveting, sheet metal shaping, offsetting, texturing and drilling, to name a few.
Class includes safe shop practices, fire management, efficient hammer techniques and basic forging.  All safety equipment and materials provided.
Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 27-28, 2018
9am – 4pm both days
Tuition: $249 for the weekend

Please Note:   A parent, guardian or responsible adult must be on site for students under 18 years of age for the duration of the class.  Adults accompanying minors do not have to take the class, but they are welcome to if they wish.

After you have successfully registered for this class on PayPal by clicking on the Buy Now button below, PayPal should redirect to a page “What You Need To Know Before Class”.  This page contains some important information including how
to get into our facility on weekends.


Name(s) of Student(s)
Phone – used for cancellation