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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

Gift Certificates for Ready, Set, Smith! are available.

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

Instructor: 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: $825
Maximum 4 students, one per forge

Prerequisite:
This class is intended for beginners.
13 years-old absolute minimum.

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:
If none of the dates below work for you (or are already full), we suggest you
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Tuesdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
6:30pm - 9:30pm
(2019)    - with Willow Zietman

To begin the registration process with PHF,

If you have a PHF Gift Certificate: this would be a good class to choose.

So far, 1 student has applied to be in this Ready, Set, Smith!.
When you loaded this page, there were 3 spaces left in this class.

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Sundays, September 8, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10
10:00am - 1:00pm ***Morning***
(No class on September 15)
(2019)    - with Willow Zietman

To begin the registration process with PHF,

If you have a PHF Gift Certificate: this would be a good class to choose.

So far, 2 students have applied to be in this Ready, Set, Smith!.
When you loaded this page, there were 2 spaces left in this class.

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