This intensive 4 day master class is a rare chance
Blacksmiths Toolbox Masterclass
This intensive 4 day master class is a rare chance for beginning and seasoned blacksmiths to add to their knowledge and tool collection. Students will be guided through the process of making a wide variety of blacksmithing tools to add to your workshop and gain valuable insights into how to forge and modify tools to suit any projects you wish to work on. Many of the tools made in this course are hard to buy nowadays and even second hand ones are expensive if you can find them.
Top and bottom fullers
Hammer eye tongs
Hardy hot cut
A variety of punches and drifts
Students will learn
Forging many tools to take home
Emphasis on the traditional fashion of forging with a striker
Finishing and polishing of some tools with a linisher
All materials will be provided for the completion of the tools including handles.
All safety gear including leather blacksmith aprons, eye, ear and hand protection (but feel free to bring your own if you prefer)
This class is designed for enthusiastic amateur blacksmiths as well as professionals looking to expand their knowledge.
What to bring
Lunch and snacks
What to wear
Clothing appropriate for a workshop – long pants and sleeves (preferably natural fibre), solid shoes/boots.