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Blacksmithing: Tool Making
September 12 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm$125.00
In this one-day workshop, students will create the tools needed for blacksmithing. Aspiring smiths will enjoy tackling this at times intimidating–but critical–part of blacksmithing. Students will begin with an introduction to tool steels and basic metallurgy, including practical applications of hardening, tempering, and other heat-treating processes. Students will be guided in making a punch, chisel, and a fixture for bending a hook, and if time permits, a scroll tool.
Instructor: Garry Kalajian
Length: 1 Day
Skill Level: All, but students should have some experience using a coal forge
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration Cost: $125.00
Material Cost: $20.00
Sanborn Mills Farm requires all workshop participants to follow the Farm’s safety protocols. You will be required to sign that you read and comply with the protocols during registration.