Beyond Beginner Blacksmithing

Blacksmithing

What can you expect from this course?

Beyond Beginner- This two-day format that builds on the skills learned in the fundamental forging courses. You DO NOT NEED to have completed fundamental forging but some experience will make your day go smoother, or just be super adventurous and jump right in!

The following weekend projects will help you get your own tools made for you to build your toolbox. These courses include discussion of techniques, demonstrations and lot of practice in front of the forge. You will go home with the tools that you made.

Tool Series

Punches and Chisels - N41329

TBD

Cost: $399+gst 

You will make 2 punches and 2 chisels.  (3/8 square stock) These are pivotal tools for your blacksmithing future.

If you have time you can make a 28” fire poker or bottle opener with a Dragon head chiseled into the handle. This will be the start of your fire set.

Tong Making - N11349

March 28, 29, 2020

Cost: $399+gst 

Every Blacksmith needs a set of tongs and when you make your own you can be even more proud to own them. This hands-on lab time will give you the time to complete a set of blacksmith tongs that you can use in your own forge. You will use skills of tapering, drawing out, riveting, chiseling etc. to complete this.

Material costs (2 @10 inch lengths of 1”x1/4  lots is drawing out ( approx. $5-$10 pp for metal)  Making rivets, 3/8 round stock)

  

PPE MUST BRING SAFETY GLASSES, leather shoes, long hair should be tied back and NO HAIR SPRAY, a bandana is recommended to cover your hair.