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Workshop: Blacksmithing for Beginners

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is an introductory class geared toward people who are interested in beginning to learn about the art of blacksmithing. Participants will learn how to build and maintain a fire in the forge, heat metal, and practice hammer control while using the traditional tools and methods of a blacksmith. Each participant will build and take home a uniquely hand-crafted letter opener.

Class Fee:  Members, $110 including lunch and all materials.  Non-members, $120 including lunch and all materials. Requires advance registration, limited to 4 participants that must be 14 years and older. Please wear natural-fiber only clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (wool, cotton, leather, but NO SYNTHETICS) with full-length sleeves and legs. No open-toed shoes. Location: Field Blacksmith Shop, The Farmers’ Museum

Please email d.anderson@farmersmuseum.org with any questions.

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Date:
May 18
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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