Introduction to Blacksmithing
- 8 hr8 hours
- 315 Canadian dollars$315
- Stone Wood & Steel
In this beginner's class, you will learn a series of key blacksmithing techniques and the foundations of practical skills for making decorative ironwork. We will also explore the history and background of the craft in addition to forge safety and efficient use of the tools. Throughout the course of the day, students will develop their skill and technique to make their very own hand crafted item to take home, while enjoying the creative process. The opportunity to create, not just observe the movement of hot steel, the goal is your discovery of the satisfaction of seeing a completed, tangible and functional piece of art.
Cancellation Notice Required: For one or two day workshops, if you need to cancel or transfer to another class, it must be done within 7 days prior to the workshop date. Credit towards another class will be given at this time. If you become ill, or a personal issue comes up within 72 hours before the class, please feel free to send someone else in your place, we cannot refund your course fee. Just let us know who is coming. No Shows: If you fail to attend a class that you are registered for and have not observed our Notice Required policy, your class fee will not be refunded, nor will you be able to transfer your fee to a future class. Not Enough Students: Workshops: If there are less then 4 people registered in a workshop, we reserve the right to cancel 24-48 hours before the scheduled date. It would then be your choice to transfer to another class. Instructor Illness: In the event the instructor becomes ill, the class may be canceled on the actual day of the class. We will give you a full refund or transfer you to another class. Final Thoughts: We will send out a 48-hour courtesy reminder email and info package before the class, however we like to remind you that it is your responsibility to remember the date and time of the class in which you are enrolled.