This is a introductory one day course for those who want to learn to hammer hot steel. Tool usage, working with heat, heat treatment will be covered along with practical projects.
The course runs from 8am until 5pm.
We will cover
- workshop safety
- using a gas forge
- introduction to metallurgy
- using hammers and tongs to move and hold metal
- forging a point
- flattening metal
- bending, twisting metal into shapes
- hardening and softening metal
- texturing techniques
Projects will include
- a fire poker
- punch and chisel
- blacksmith dividers
Cost - $500 (incl GST)
Cost includes: Tuition, insurance, materials, use of tools, workshop consumables, safety gear, morning and afternoon tea, photo USB.
Need to bring: Lunch, appropriate clothing and covered footwear