Blacksmithing Foundations

Want to get started in blacksmithing but not sure where to begin? This week long intensive helps you build your skills as you build your own tools. It has a maximum of four students only.

The week will cover

  • workshop safety
  • using a gas forge
  • using hammers and tongs to move and hold metal
  • forging a point
  • flattening metal
  • bending, twisting metal into shapes
  • punching holes
  • making 
    • drifts
    • punches
    • hammers
    • tongs
    • cut off tools
    • rivetting tools
    • swage tools
    • gas forge

By the end of of the week you should have a range of tools that you can set your workshop up with.

Cost includes: Tuition, insurance, materials, use of tools, gas forge compontents, workshop consumables, safety gear, morning and afternoon tea, photo USB.

Need to bring: Lunch, appropriate clothing and covered footwear

Booking in advance is essential - very limited places


Event Properties

Event date 11-09-2017
Event End Date 15-09-2017
Capacity 3
Registered 3
Available place 0
Individual Price $2,500
Speaker Adam Fromholtz
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
Tharwa Valley Forge

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