(One Day Class)
This beginning class in the art of blacksmithing requires enthusiasm and determination, as this class builds upon what students learned in an introductory class. Basic skills will be covered in depth through both lecture and as students forge projects of their own or their instructor’s design. Students will become proficient in the basics of drawing, punching, cutting, upsetting, and bending steel. It is assumed that student has taken introduction to blacksmithing or equivalent. Student can expect to make things such as pick up tongs, chisels, punches, key fobs, bottle openers, or maybe a fire rake.