We'll use traditional blacksmithing techniques to make a distinctly non-traditional item. We'll work an iron bar with fire and water, hammer and tongs, vise and anvil and learn about heat control, hammer control, and self-control while creating an iron bracelet with a tapered, sinuous motif.
Techniques will include forging (drawing out, tapering, square-octagonal-round), bending, twisting, and planning ahead.
Gift Certificates for Bracelets II are available.
Two 3 hour meetings dates×
Instructor: Carl West
Maximum 8 students, two per forge
Please wear proper clothing for visiting or working in the forge: closed toe shoes (preferably leather, preferably high-topped. Sneakers are sufficient.), natural fiber clothing, long pants that cover the tops of the shoes. Click here for more safety information.
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This class is either:
If you're interested in taking Bracelets II and it's not on the calendar, please tell us using our Notification-List Page.
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