Want to bend and forge really hot steel? Join us to gain a basic understanding of the metallurgy of steel and how to work with it. You will learn a bit of welding and a number of forging techniques. By the end of the day you will have learned how to draw metal, smooth it out, make a scroll and a twist utilizing a variety of metalworking tools. Bang on an anvil, warm up at the forge and use a mechanical treadle hammer.
This class has been a Studio Briclage favorite, and on hiatus while Clay set up his new studio in northeast.
Class Fee: $90.00.
Class Size: Five (5) students.
Instructor: Clay Beardshear, Live Oak Ironworks
Location: Live Oak Ironworks, 3134 California St NE, Suite 121
NOTE: You must bring durable, non-flammable clothing that you do not mind subjecting to wear and tear, ear plugs or ear muffs, safety glasses, closed-toe shoes, long sleeved shirt and leather gloves. All building equipment and materials will be provided.
Studio Bricolage is the adult (18+) program of Leonardo's Basement, a nonprofit educational organization that provdes opportunties for over 5,000 students, builders and artists annually to design and build projects at two workshops in the Twin Cities plus schools, libraries and community centers.
Mission Leonardo's Basement is a one-of-a-kind creative learning environment for "kids" of all ages to design and build from their imagination.
Vision Transform people to reinvent the world.