WINTER CLASS DESCRIPTION

CLASS #7

Beginning Forging
Brian Buchholz

Thursdays, January 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 1-5

For beginners only! Learn the basics of the blacksmith - hand forging. Using hammer, coal forge, anvil and post vice you will make small projects such as a ā€œJā€ hook, ā€œSā€ hook, and a fireplace poker. Bring OSHA approved safety glasses, notebook and pencil. It gets loud in the shop, so you may wish to bring hearing protection. Wear cotton or wool clothing, and leather boots or shoes; no synthetic clothing or synthetic shoes for this class, please.

Tuition: $50

Location: Forge at The Clearing

Materials Fee: $15.00 for metal payable to The Clearing at registration

Shop Fee: $15 payable to The Clearing at registration