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Blacksmithing Evening Class - (7 Sessions)

Blacksmithing Evening Class - (7 Sessions)

When:

  • Mon 8 Jul, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Mon 15 Jul, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Mon 22 Jul, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Mon 29 Jul, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Mon 5 Aug, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Mon 12 Aug, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Mon 26 Aug, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
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Where:

Stackhouse Knives, 11 Waiu St, Lower Hutt

Restrictions:

R13

Ticket Information:

6pm - 9pm every Monday (8th July - 26th August)
$50 per session (includes materials and consumables)

This class is about learning by doing, the only objective is to come and enjoy the process of blacksmithing and forging. Students will be provided with a bar stock steel and will create mini projects each lesson to learn the basic skills, such as bottle openers.

You will have full access to Shea's studio, the induction will cover basic use of the forge, blacksmithing tools, the power hammer, grinding and cutting tools and standard workshop health & safety practices.

Students can attend individual sessions or book in for the full term of 7 sessions.

Techniques may include but are not limited too:
- Tapering
- Squaring
- Upsetting
- Twisting
- Drawing
- Offsetting
- Splaying
- Hole-punching
- Drifting

There is a limit of six places per course.

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