“Lighting the Fire” with Lucas Damen
Class runs: March 26-29
Material fee: $50
Skill level: Beginner and up
This four-day class will cover all the basics for the beginner blacksmith. From tool introductions and ergonomics to hands-on forging techniques and the process of planning and executing several small projects. We will familiarize ourselves with coal and propane forges as we delve into the seven fundamental skills of blacksmithing: drawing out, upsetting, flaring, punching, splitting, and forge welding. By focusing on these skills and projects and utilizing them, you will build a solid foundation for continuing your journey into the craft.
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