BLK301: Intermediate Blacksmithing
Class Number 1467-115256
Try your hand at a range of additional blacksmithing techniques including forge welding, nail making, and a range of decorative twists. You can use knowledge gained in class to forge fire pokers, letter openers, and other basic objects.
Project: Student driven
Prerequisite(s): None. However, MTL103: Basic Metal Shop and WKS 112 Intro to Blacksmithing are recommended.
Equipment access: Anvil, Propane Forge. Hammers, Twisting Bars, Bench Vice, Hot Cut Hardie, Borax Flux
Minimum age: 16
Supervision requirements: During class, all 16- and 17-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.
When using the forge and anvil outside of class time, 16- and 17-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.
- Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes made of natural fibers or leather; natural fiber or leather shirt; natural fiber or leather long pants; hearing protection; eye protection
Advisable: Leather jacket, leather pants, leather boots, leather apron
|TechShop Location:||TechShop Pittsburgh|
|Room / Area:||Welding Shop|
|Class Date:||Saturday, Nov 18, 2017|
|Start Time:||6:30 PM|
|Class Length:||2.5 Hours|
|Member Price:||$120.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.|
|Must Attend with Parent:||16 and Up|