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Pierre Bédard
Blacksmith

http://www.artisanforgeron.com
Pierre Bédard

An active blacksmith since 2000, Pierre perfected his craft under the tutelage of Master Lloyd Johnston. His blacksmithing work is primarily focused on the creation of tools and locks.

October 2018

Pierre Bédard

Blacksmithing Introductory Class – October 6-7, 2018

6 October à 9:00 am - 7 October à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 2 tickets left
ferronnerie

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…

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November 2018

Pierre Bédard

Forging Tongs Workshop – November 10-11, 2018

10 November à 9:00 am - 11 November à 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$600 5 tickets left
Pinces et tenailles / Tong forging

The Forging Tongs Workshop is at an intermediary level. These tools are the essential instruments of the work of the blacksmith and are specific for each project. Forging tongs is a fundamental step in learning traditional blacksmithing practices. OBJECTIVES Become familiar with calculating the necessary mass to forge iron and steel pieces; Carry out a mechanical assembly using riveting; Develop dexterity in the handling of blacksmithing tools; Master the basic techniques of traditional forging (fullering, upsetting, stretching, slitting, drifting and…

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December 2018

Pierre Bédard

Integral Knife Workshop – December 22nd, 2018

22 December à 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Les Forges de Montreal, 227 Riverside
Montreal, QC H3C 2H9 Canada
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$350 10 tickets left
ferronnerie

Discover, in one day, the fascinating universe of the forge while making your own integral knife. This knife is a classic of the forge: distinguishable by its minimalist design, its blade and wrapped handle are forged from only one piece of metal. OBJECTIVES Explore the basic techniques of blacksmithing and traditional bladesmithing; Discover the world of blacksmithing; Practise an artisanal activity with a team. Price : 350$ + tax per person Duration : 1 day, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Group training, 10…

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