(One Day Class)
This one day class will provide a very basic understanding of forging principles, building and controlling the fire, heating/forging steel, tool selection and use and a variety of other topics. Students will become familiar with the 7 fundamental forging processes of drawing out, upsetting, bending, cutting, punching, shrinking, and welding. These processes will be demonstrated by the instructor, and the student will have an opportunity to attempt them. All tools and materials are furnished. Student can expect to make simple projects such as hooks and nails.