An introduction to blacksmithing with David Southgate of http://www.forgefourblacksmithing.com/about.html
This day course will introduce you to the basics of Blacksmithing and hand forge work.
Starting with fire control and hand hammer work, you will learn carbon steel forging and make small objects such as a poker or spoon, you will leave with an authentically hand forged object.
Forges are hot and can be noisy; Eye & ear protection will be provided and please wear solid boots and clothes suitable for working in (made of natural fibres).
Open to all those 16+, interested in traditional and modern crafts, please make any personal requirements known.
Arrive: 15 minutes prior to a 9.30am start
Depart: 4.00pm, although this is approximate.
Directions: Please look at the map featured on the website.
What to bring: work clothes, packed lunch
Let us know: if you have any special needs
Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £5 admin fee)
No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course
Lunch: bring a packed lunch
What’s included: All materials and tool use. Refreshment throughout the day.