$150 – $1,050

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Building the Skills of the Blacksmith Series (Reser)

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The Hack Factory

3119 East 26th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55406

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This is a series of 8 classes covering the fundamental skills of hand forging.

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What the Class is About

A series of classes focused on building specific skills. Each class focuses on a different skill. Sign-up for these classes individually as a series. Prior experience blacksmithing is highly recommended as these classes will focus on skill building over a basic introduction.

Schedule of Topics

3.29.30 Drawing, Upsetting, Spreading

4.12.20 Twisting

5.17.20 Shouldering, bending, square corners

5.31.20 Punching, Drifting, Cutting, Slitting

6.28.20 Forge Welding

7.12.20 Joinery

8.16.20 Tool Making and Heat Treating

8.30.20 Repousse and Chasing

If you are interested in taking more than one class, discounts are offered. Please email metalshop@tcmaker if you're interested, and we'll help set that up!

Physical Space

The floors are concrete (going to be harder on joints) and there is seating available. There is water , a soda machine, and one bathroom. There are six stairs; three to get to the main door and three more to step-up into the larger shop area. If you need additional accessibility information or support, please reach out to the instructor.

What to Bring

Please wear natural fiber clothing, long pants and closed toed shoes. Additionally, bring snacks or other food items you may want, as well as water, comfortable shoes, etc. Safety gear like glasses and ear plugs are provided.

About the Instructor

Will Reser has been working with welding and blacksmithing for a number of years in his own studio. He has recently taught classes at the North House Folks School in blacksmithing and is excited to share knowledge to help people get started.

You can follow his work on Instagram via @WingerAnchor.

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Location

The Hack Factory

3119 East 26th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55406

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Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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