This intensive 4 day master class is a rare chance
The 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. The sledge hammer striking is a challenge for mind and body, your strength, fitness, and tool experience will empower your outcomes. 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.
Over the duration of the masterclass students will make learn to make:
Top and bottom fullers
Hammer eye tongs
Hardy hot cut
A variety of punches and drifts
All materials, lunch and snacks , insurance, use of tools and equipment, workshop consumables and safety gear.
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
Morning tea and lunch provided. If you have any special dietary requirements please ensure you bring something that meets your needs.
All materials will be provided for the completion of the tools including handles.
Hearing, eye and respiratory protection will be provided or you may bring your own if they're suitable