$295 – $325

Introduction to Blacksmithing

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Lansing Makers Network

2400 West Saint Joseph Street

Lansing, MI 48917

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Learn the basics of using heat, hammer, and anvil to form metal into beautiful and useful objects. In this 5-week class, you will be introduced to fundamental skills including tapering, dishing, bending, cutting and twisting of hot steel while making small projects, such as spoons, forks, bottle openers, and hooks. Class size is limited to 7 participants to ensure everyone receives one on one instruction.

Please note that this is a 5-week class meeting on Mondays from 6:30pm to 9:30pm (September 25th, October 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd). Participants must be able to attend all class sessions.

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Note: Additional class policies can be found on our website: https://www.lansingmakersnetwork.org/classes-and-workshops/class-policies/

What should I wear or bring to the class?

Please wear work boots or shoes made from leather or canvas (no nylon, it melts!). Wear natural fiber clothing (cotton is best). Safety glasses are required and will be provided, but if you have a pair you're comfortable in, consider bringing your own.


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

This workshop is only for those 16+. (Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the course)


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Any questions, feel free to contact us at education@lansingmakersnetwork.org and we'll try to get your question answered.


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