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Shop Maintenance
A time for

A three-or-so hour session wherein we put stuff in the smithy to rights.
We'll tweak tongs, straighten, re-temper, and sharpen punches and chisels, tighten and wax hammer handles, de-rust rusty tools, replace broken ones...

3-or-so hours.
If you want to show up early, work it out directly with Carl.    dates&times

Instructor: Carl West
There is no fee per se, your work is your payment for whatever you might learn... if you happen to bring a little something for during or after, that'd be ok... per student
Class size is negotiable


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.

This activity is exclusively for shop monitors.

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.
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 Shop Maintenance and it's not on the calendar, please tell us using our Notification-List Page.

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