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A Taste of the Forge with Steve Gurzler. #1351-0606. 3 evenings. June 6, 13 & 20.
June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2019
Join blacksmith Steve Gurzler at the smithy for three weekday evenings. Class size will be limited to four students so instruction can be tailored to match the students’ blacksmithing skills. This class is designed to provide a basic overview of the skills and processes of the blacksmith, and will include building and maintaining a fire, heating metal to the proper temperature, basic hammer techniques, drawing, twisting, bending and cutting. More advanced skills will be taught, depending on student progress. Students can expect to complete two or more simple projects
NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student’s safety. Students should be high school age or older. Parents must accompany children who are under 18 years of age.