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Blacksmithing Introductory Class – July 21-22, 2018

21 July à 8:00 am - 22 July à 5:00 pm

$600

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Out of stock!Blacksmithing Introductory Class - July 21-22, 2018$600.00All our instructors speak both English and French. Please sign our digital waiver before the start of class, available on any page of our website or https://www.smartwaiver.com/v/lesforgesdemtl/

Several times a month we offer the introduction to traditional blacksmithing workshops by professionals in the trade. Whether you are curious about working with metal or want to perfect a particular technique, our trainers will guide your hammer on the anvil

OBJECTIVES

  • To become familiar with a blacksmith’s shop and learn the work and safety rules;
  • Learn to maintain a fire, to handle the tools, and to acquire the proper reflex movements;
  • Experience the traditional forging techniques for iron and steel (upsetting, tapering, piercing, twisting, forge welding, quenching, finishing treatments, etc.)

By the end of this training, you will have acquired the practical and technical knowledge necessary to be able to forge safely and independently.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Cost: $600+ tax per person

Duration: 2 days, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Group training, 5 people. Private training by request.

Membership

Become a member and be able to rent an equipped work space in our shop (fire, anvil, hammers, tongs) for $5 an hour (additional fee for charcoal of $40 + tax for a 50 lb. bag), in order to progress independently in your practice. Annual membership fee: $400 + tax. Cost to rent a space in the workshop for non-members: $15 an hour.

Students can also purchase this class by calling us.  438-386-9182

Details

Start:
21 July à 8:00 am
End:
22 July à 5:00 pm
Cost:
$600
Website:
https://www.lesforgesdemontreal.org/

Venue

Les Forges de Montreal
227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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Website:
https://www.lesforgesdemontreal.org