Learn various blacksmithing techniques and steps used to turn a squared bar of steel into a beautiful fire poker.
16 Oct 2021
Organised by:Scottish Sculpture Workshop www.ssw.org.uk
Tickets:Adult £100 Book now
Location:Scottish Sculpture Workshop
|Mon||9:30am - 5:30pm|
|Tue||9:30am - 5:30pm|
|Wed||9:30am - 5:30pm|
|Thu||9:30am - 5:30pm|
|Fri||9:30am - 5:30pm|
Introduction to Blacksmithing is a one day course led by SSW Technician, Michael Hautemulle, and offers an introduction to the basic technical aspects of blacksmithing. Participants will learn how to make a fire poker from a piece of mild steel square bar which they can take away with them at the end of the day.
Through making the poker, participants will be introduced to a diverse range of blacksmithing techniques including drawing out, hammering and bending as well as how to use and regulate a forge.
If you have any suggestions, questions or requirements relating to accessibility at SSW, please get in touch and they will make every effort to support you to visit.
£100 (includes tuition, materials, consumables and PPE)
[Image Description: One person wearing PPE hammers a metal bar on an anvil while another looks on and offers advice.]
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