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Strike While the Iron's Hot!
Course code: CSW 490
Strike While the Iron's Hot!
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Learn basic tools and techniques used in traditional blacksmithing using the gas and coal forge. Techniques to include forming tapers, scrolls and leaves. Projects to include hooks, chisel, BBQ fork, small garden pieces and more. Larger projects possible if time permits. Extra forge time available on a sign-up basis for the duration of this workshop. (includes a $75 metals fee)
Instructor: John Passiglia
Course time(s): CSW 490-2: (Location: Pierce Street Iron Works, 80 Pierce Street, Greenfield), W, 6:30-9:00 pm, 9/24-10/29, 6 sessions
Feature 10 Learn how to utilize the basic tools and techniques used in traditional blacksmithing. Students will learn how to hammer, twist, bend and join iron using the gas and coal forge. Techniques to include forming tapers, scrolls and leaves. Projects to include hooks, chisel, BBQ fork, small garden pieces and more. Larger projects possible if time permits. There will be extra forge time available on a sign-up basis for the duration of this workshop. (includes a $75 metals fee)
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