Blacksmithing Demo: Making an 'S' hook

Course summary

This class will be delivered by Zoom. You will find the Meeting details on the final page when you register here. Any further instructions will be emailed in advance.

Get to know Rob and his home forge in a brief introduction of his particular set up. Followed by a live demonstration of making an s-hook including finishing with beeswax. Questions welcomed throughout the demonstration. Get the confidence or a bit of background if you have thought about joining our cheese knife* course in the past but didn’t know if it was right for you (*hopefully in early 2021 depending on social gathering restrictions).

What you will get

  • DIY Home Forge set up explained
  • Question & Answer with experienced tutor
  • Details of future opportunities to try it yourself in 2021 (be the first to find out)

What you will learn

  • Several basic forging techniques including drawing down, bending and twisting
    the metal.

About the tutorĀ 

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.

Course cost

COST: $35.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

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