|Wednesday, 12/07/2016 To Wednesday, 12/20/2017|
Basic Blacksmithing Classes
Grants Pass Oregon
5 pm till 730
$30 for a 2-1/2 hour for basic classes
Advanced Blacksmith Class fees $15 an hour. Classes may be held on Wednesday evenings and some Saturdays. Private classes also available at a higher rate. Classes will be basic blacksmithing and up to a more advanced class as you progress. You will learn the art of forging and shaping steel. You will gain a working understanding of blacksmith tools and techniques including tapering, upsetting, flattening, dishing and bending. We will make several small projects such as S hooks, meat turners, small scrolls as well as a simple fire poker. We will be using a propane forge.
We will NOT be making knives or swords, but you will learn the basics to get you there.
I will include materials, tools and hearing protections. I have gloves that you may use. Students are expected to provide their own eye protection . Leather shoes are recommended. No Flip Flops. Class size limited to 6 students. Parental consent required if under 18.