Courses: Introduction to Blacksmithing

One person wearing PPE hammers a metal bar on an anvil while another looks on and offers adviceCommunity Making Sessions, SSW is 40! (2019). Photo: Felicity Crawshaw
Course Leader: SSW Technician, Michael Hautemulle
Places: 4 per session (Beginners+)
Cost: £100 (includes tuition, materials and consumables)

26 June 2021
4 September 2021
16 October 2021
11 December 2021

Booking: Book online via this form or phone SSW on 01464 861372.

Further information:
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A one day course offering an introduction to the basic technical aspects of blacksmithing. Participants will learn how to make a fire poker from a piece of mild steel square bar which they can take away with them at the end of the day. Through making the poker, participants will be introduced to a diverse range of blacksmithing techniques including drawing out, hammering and bending as well as how to use and regulate a forge.

Next steps after this course: Open Access

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