Blacksmithing: – Beginning Level @ SLO Makers Space
Blacksmithing – Beginning Blacksmithing
2 OF 2 classes REQUIRED to use the forging area.
This class is for people who have never experienced blacksmithing This class covers the basics of forging. Proper heating, holding, striking, bending, forming, drawing out a taper, and drifting (punching) a hole. This class will provide instruction on crafting a drift (punch) and chisel if time allows. This class must be satisfactorily completed prior to unsupervised work on the forge.
Limited to (2) TWO attendees. First come, first served.
Suggested Text: Mastering The Fundamentals of Blacksmithing VOL. 1 by Mark Asprey found on www.markaspery.com
IF you’ve had previous forging instruction or experience and feel confident about your skills, see Boone at the end of any of his classes to demonstrate your skills and he’ll either require this class or pass you through.
For By Request Thursday Appointment times: Purchase the class here, and then email [email protected] to set up a time.