This class continues where "A Taste of Blacksmithing" leaves off. You'll learn more about shop safety and begin to work on forge-fire management, while being guided thorough a series of projects that will begin to build your repertoire of basic blacksmithing techniques, including:
12 hours total in either four 3-hour sessions or five 2.5-hour sessions. dates×
Instructor: Carl West
Fee: $390; a discount applies if signing up for three sequential Rudiments classes at once.
Class size is limited to 4 students (one per forge).
Gift Certificates for Rudiments of Blacksmithing I are available.
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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Rudiments of Blacksmithing I
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