Beginner Blacksmithing

$150 usd
Sat Aug 17, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA  

In this introductory class to blacksmithing, Brad Birkhimer will teach students to forge two tools for their forge along with three different styles of S-hooks. The class will cover the history of blacksmithing, anvils, tooling, forges, coal, iron & steel, and fire building and maintenance.

Primary Skills Taught in this Class

  • Fire building and maintenance
  • Anvils and tools
  • Iron and steel
  • Drawing out
  • Upsetting
  • Twisting

Class Prerequisites

This is an introductory class to blacksmithing and does not have an class prerequesites.

Tool List

All tools and materials are supplied.

Materials

All tools and materials are supplied. There is a $25 materials fee, which is payable separately to the instructor on the first day of class.

Other Information

Brad Birkhimer

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA
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