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Rudiments of Blacksmithing IV

Rudiments IV can be seen as the first four weeks of Basics II.
In Basics II (Rudiments 4,5,6) each meeting starts with lighting the fire and adding another link to the chain. Then we get on about the rest of the class.

We will cover:
- basics of identifying and learning to heat-treat unknown steel.
- making an eye-punch/maker's mark
- the Square-Octagonal-Round exercise/demonstration-of-skill
- making a welded twisted-basket-motif s-hook

and whatever might fit in or answer a question as time permits.

4 three hour meetings    dates&times

Prerequisite:
Rudiments 3 or Basics

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 IV 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:


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May 13, 20, June 3, 10 (2019)
(No class on May 27)
Mondays 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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

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