with Richard Tessier
The class will provide students with an opportunity to watch demonstartions of specific blacksmithing techniques, and tool use. Practice time will follow. This is a two day introductory course to explore the basics of the blacksmithing trade. Learn everything from wearing safety clothes to building and managing a coal fire. Learn what tools are needed to bend, twist, punch, drift, shouldering and forge welding.
The class will be held one evening at the Skowhegan High School and one Saturday. The Saturday class will involve travel to a Malbons Mills Blacksmith Shop.
There is a $5.00 fee for materials and fuel which will be paid to the instructor on the first night.
Apr 26 - 28th, 2018
Thu from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Skowhegan Area High School
61 Academy Circle
Skowhegan, ME 04976 Get directions