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Rudiments of Blacksmithing VI

Rudiments VI can be seen as the third four weeks of our Basics II Series.
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:
- Making a small hammer head and how to put a handle on it
- Threading the needle
- Collar welding and if there's time threading a bolt on the hardy
- Working with Wrought Iron, the joys and the pitfalls

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

Gift Certificates for Rudiments of Blacksmithing VI are available.

12 hours in 4 meetings    dates&times

Instructor: Carl West
Fee: $390; a discount applies if signing up for three sequential Rudiments classes at once. per student
Maximum 4 students, one per forge


Required: A rapid Covid test that day.
Yes, really, we're still asking for it in 2024.
It's still out there, and no fun at all.

Students must have taken Rudiments V

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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Dates and Times:
If none of the dates below work for you (or are already full), we suggest you
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Weekly on Mondays, October 21 to November 12
6:30pm to 9:30pm

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