We're doing this class for the purpose of recording it to demonstrate to the world that the tools and techniques we used in the shakedown classes can and do work for teaching blacksmithing online with Zoom. Well, and to pass on a bit of knowledge. Like ya do.
The topic/project will be a simple J-hook that can be attached to a vertical surface for holding keys, a leash, a mug, a jacket...
Skills involved: Flattening, punching holes, drawing to a taper, curling with the hammer, bending with the 'U' or over the horn.
We will be using Zoom as the group-meeting app.
Clicking the link above will tell you what you need to make it go on your device.
The Zoom meeting URL will be emailed out at least an hour before class and the meeting will be started 15 minutes before official class start so we can check the tech and maybe visit each other's smithies.
People who are auditing will be asked to turn off their cameras and microphones until the end of class (emergencies excepted).
The student must have: (please read this carefully)
About 2 hours dates×
Instructor: Carl West
Fee: No charge
Maximum 4 students
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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Dates and Times:
- not upcoming on our schedule,
- or we've fallen behind in our clerical duties and not entered it in the database.
If you found it on our calendar page, we are planning to offer it on that date.
This class is either:
If you're interested in taking Demonstration Online Blacksmithing Class and it's not on the calendar, please tell us using our Notification-List Page.
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Demonstration Online Blacksmithing Class