BASIC BLACKSMITHING: Heat and Beat!

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Date & Time: Wednesdays, March 6, 2019 - May 1, 2019
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Adult
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Bay Path Adult Evening School
57 Old Muggett Hill Road
Charlton, MA 01507
Cost: $299
Description: 15-014 BASIC BLACKSMITHING: Heat and Beat!


Have you always wanted to try blacksmithing or are you seeking to improve your hot metalworking skills? Then this course is for you! Practice the basics of blacksmithing as you forge a variety of useful products, such as a key ring, hook, plant hanger, grilling fork, door handle and bottle opener. In addition to drawing, upsetting, hot splitting, twisting, bending, scrolling, riveting, punching, and drifting, we will also discuss shop layout, project planning, and shopping for materials and tools. This series of lessons will be a fun and enjoyable encounter with hot iron and steel in a friendly and supportive environment. Materials fee: $25 (cash only)
payable to the instructor on the first night. Class is limited to 4 students. 6 weeks/18 hours

Brian O'Coin brings 5 years of experience to teaching the ancient art of blacksmithing. Brian has been a hobbyist blacksmith designing and crafting metalwork for the garden and outdoor cooking. He is a repeat student of the Baypath Adult Evening School blacksmithing class. Brian has assisted in teaching blacksmithing during night classes and also volunteers teaching blacksmithing to High School students at Baypath.


Wednesdays, March 6  May 1
(No classes on March 13 & 20, April17)
6:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m.
Course Fee $299


More Information: E-mail: ldouthwright@baypath.net
Phone: 508-248-5971x1715
Entered by: Lori Douthwright

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Created: January 31, 2019 at 12:48 PM

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