This course serves as an introduction to basic primitive black-smithing techniques. This is an intro level class with no prior experience necessary; however it is also an excellent way to refine technique, correct bad habits, get in needed ‘dirt time’ or the change the way you move with metal.
Students will learn:
*the proper use of tools and equipment
*steel types and usage
*testing to determine the working properties of a given steel
*essential forging techniques including flattening, stretching, rounding, bending, beveling and tapering
*decorative techniques such as twisting, scrolling, and texturing.
This is an intro level class with no prior experience necessary.
Dates: April 18 – 19th, 9 – 3(ish) each day
Cost: $175, and includes lunches on both days. Materials are supplied for students to work with.
Location: San Antonio Outdoor Campus, the Blacksmith Forge.
*A $100 deposit is required to register for the class. Full tuition is $175.
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