INTRODUCTION TO BLACKSMITHING WITH COURTNEY MEAD & LYNN LANG
Jul 28,2018 - Jul 29,2018 Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Introduction to Blacksmithing with Courtney Mead & Lynn Lang
July 28 & 29, 9:30-4:00 each day
Participants will learn the basic blacksmithing techniques of cutting, drawing out, upsetting, punching and drifting, and forge welding. Starting with mild steel stock, the student will learn to forge both useful and decorative items; some basic tool making (using high-carbon steel) will also be taught. By the end of the class, the student will know how to start and maintain a coal fire in the forge, and be familiar with the tools and techniques of the blacksmith shop. Safety equipment required: long pants (no holes, no synthetic fibers), safety glasses. No experience necessary.
$180 per 2-day session, materials included in price.
Old Stone House Museum
109 Old Stone House Rd.
Brownington, VT 05860-9557
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