This class builds on the skills developed in Rudiments of Blacksmithing I. You'll refine your command of forge-fire management, improve other existing skills, especially forging, and be guided through projects that will expand your repertoire of basic blacksmithing techniques by introducing:
forging high carbon steel
sharp angle bending
Gift Certificates for Rudiments of Blacksmithing II are available.
12 hours total in either 4 3-hour sessions or 6 2-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).
Please wear proper clothing for visiting or working in the forge:
closed toe shoes (preferably leather, preferably high-topped. Sneakers are sufficient, sandals, crocs, pumps, mules... are not), natural fiber clothing, long pants that cover the tops of the shoes.
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This class is either:
If you're interested in taking Rudiments of Blacksmithing II and it's not on the calendar, please tell us using our Notification-List Page.
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Rudiments of Blacksmithing II