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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
Isolating Mass
Punching and Drifting
Forge Welding
Basic Tool and Tong Making
Sculptural Forging

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

This class is intended for beginners.

Instructor(s): Willow Zietman - Currently teaching at the Steel Yard in Providence RI (link to come)
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:

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

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

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