Join this beginners workshop to learn the craft of blacksmithing.
During this hands on outdoor class learn the basics of blacksmithing including selection and use of tongs, hammer techniques, forging a point, flattening metal, bending and twisting metal into shapes, hardening and softening metal and texturing techniques.
Practice these new found skills to make your own coat rack on the day, guided by our experienced tutor.
This workshop is both engaging and calming, the perfect activity to unplug and get creative.
What you will learn
- basics of blacksmithing
- hands on practice guided by an experienced tutor
- how to make an coat rack
What to bring
- all materials are provided
- wear long a long sleeve shirt and closed in shoes
- water bottle
About the tutor
Rob Nansen (Jesses Stump Blacksmithing and Bush Furniture) is a Melbourne based artisan who works with iron and wood using traditional hand tools and techniques. Along with creating original pieces, Rob facilitates beginner workshops so others can also experience these slow and meditative crafts.
Class availability: 12 PLACES REMAINING
Saturday 17 June
1.00pm – 4.00pm (1 session)
Book this course
To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.
Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.
12 PLACES AVAILABLE