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Rudiments of Blacksmithing III

This class continues where Rudiments of Blacksmithing II left off. You'll finally have some idea of how to manage a forge-fire, and get to practice doing so.  While doing so, you'll produce matching scrolls and generally work on having more control over your work, and learn still more basic techniques, including:
scrollwork
collaring
forging pipe
threading (taps and dies)
sheet metal work
bending matching curves

Typical projects in Rudiments III include candlesticks and ornamental scrollwork.Taking the classes Rudiments I, Rudiments II, and Rudiments III is the equivalent of taking The Basics of Blacksmithing class.

12 hours total in either 4 3-hour sessions or 6 2-hour sessions.    dates&times

Prerequisite:
Students should have taken  Rudiments of Blacksmithing II.

Instructor: Carl West
Fee: $320; a discount applies if signing up for all three Rudiments classes at once.
Class size is limited to 4 students (one per forge).

Gift Certificates for Rudiments of Blacksmithing III are available.

If none of the dates below work for you (or are already full), we suggest you
Add yourself to the Wait List for this class.
(The wait list gets notified soon after classes are put on the schedule.)

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:

This class is either:
- not upcoming on our schedule,
- or we've fallen behind in our clerical duties and not entered it in the database.
If you found it on our calendar page, we are planning to offer it on that date.

If you're interested in taking Rudiments of Blacksmithing III and it's not on the calendar, please tell us using our Waiting-List Page.

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