Introduction to Blacksmithing: Basic Techniques with Josh Swalec:
In this 2 day class the basics of forging hot steel will be covered. There will be an emphasis on safety, tools, and techniques such as tapering, scrolling, and hot punching. Students can expect to produce some wall hooks or other simple projects to take home with them.
10 am to 4:30 pm (½ hour lunch break)
Minimum of 3 students to run the class & a maximum of 6.
if minimum enrollment is not met 5 days prior to the event, the class will be cancelled. Students will have the option of choosing to reschedule or receive a refund.
Class Cost: $130 WorcShop members (www.theworcshop.com/membership)
$160 non -members (if you are a "member" of this meetup group, but not a paid monthly member of The WorcShop, you are a NON-MEMBER)
Class Requirements: Appropriate shop clothing: (natural fiber clothing, long sleeves/ jeans is typical minimum recommended) closed toe shoes (leather steel toe boots recommended). No experience necessary
HOW TO FIND US! (see images below)
Turn in at the Blue Hive parking lot (233 Stafford St.) drive to the back of the lot and turn right to go behind the building. There will be a large garage door. The entrance to the WorcShop is the door on the right with the blue awning.