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Ready, Set, Smith!
A good start in Blacksmithing

A straight-through series of classes roughly equivalent to the usual PHF offerings of "A Taste of Blacksmithing", "Rudiments of Blacksmithing I", and "Rudiments II" all in one package.

Techniques that will be covered:

Shop Safety
Basic Hammer Technique
Fire Management
Drawing Out
Scrolling
Bending
Isolating Mass
Shouldering
Dishing
Punching and Drifting
Splitting
Forge Welding
Basic Tool and Tong Making
Sculptural Forging

27 hours of class in 9 meetings of 3 hours each    dates&times

Prerequisite:
This class is intended for beginners.

Instructor(s): Willow Zietman - Who also teaches at the Steel Yard in Providence RI (link to come) This class is taught at Prospect Hill Forge in Waltham.
Tuition: $690
Maximum 4 students, one per forge

Gift Certificates for Ready, Set, Smith! are available.
Note: If you are redeeming a Gift Certificate, contact us directly, we will see if we can set it up with our registration partners.

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.


Dates and Times:
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Ongoing:

April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6 (2017)
Tuesdays 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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April 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 11, 18, 25, July 2 ,9 (2017)
(No class on May 21, June 4)
Sundays 10:00am - 1:00pm ***Morning***

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Upcoming:

April 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 11, 18, 25, July 2 ,9 (2017)
(No class on May 21, June 4)
Sundays 10:00am - 1:00pm ***Morning***

To begin the registration process with PHF, Click Here
If you have a PHF Gift Certificate: this would be a good class to choose.

So far, 4 students have applied to be in this Ready, Set, Smith!.
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