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BLACKSMITHING BASICS FOR BEGINNERS w/JEFFERSON MACK

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

- $95.00 – $115.00

Blacksmithing is here at The Curious Forge!

Saturday, July 23,  1:00pm – 4:00 pm 

In this beginner’s Blacksmithing Class, you will learn the basics of shaping hot metal from master blacksmith Jefferson Mack.  Participants will make a fire poker, learning and putting into practice several basic forging techniques using traditional blacksmithing tools: Tapering; Twisting; Fullering; Curling; Texturing; Straightening.  Instruction covers safety, history, theory, and practical applications, forming an excellent basis for a blacksmith certification.

Participants will learn how to make a fire poker using 4-5 basic blacksmithing techniques.
Everyone will make a fire poker to take home!

Class Tuition:

$100  + $15 materials  = $115 PUBLIC

$80 + $15 materials =  $95 MEMBER

Ages: 16 + 

Minimum 3/Maximum 6 students   (please note: if attendance does not meet the minimum, the class will be rescheduled)

Be sure to arrive EARLY!

  • Bring your own safety goggles and well-fitting work gloves.
  • Wear long pants of cotton, leather, or natural fibers
  • If you have long hair please tie it back and no loose clothing
  • Wear work boots or closed-toe shoes (leather not fabric).
  • Bring a water bottle and snack if desired

Pre-registration required.   Class is limited to 6, register early.

Questions? Email Spark@thecuriousforge.org

Cancellation/Refund Policy: By purchasing you agree to our policies found here.

We do our best to follow all Nevada County covid safety guidelines to ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone.

If this Class is Sold Out – Please complete our WAITLIST FORM to be notified of the next Class.

Details

Date:
July 23
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Cost:
$95.00 – $115.00
Event Category:

Venue

The Curious Forge
13024 Bitney Springs Rd
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States
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Phone:
530-446-2777
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Details

Date:
July 23
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Cost:
$95.00 – $115.00
Event Category:

Venue

The Curious Forge
13024 Bitney Springs Rd
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
530-446-2777
View Venue Website