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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.

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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 5 tickets left
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This class will be taught in French If you have no prior blacksmithing experience, this is the first class you need to take. Prerequisite: There is no prerequisite for this class Our introductory blacksmithing is a good place to start. If you've never done anything else and want to try, this is the first class you need to take a closer look at. The class will begin with an overview of the workshop, the tools used and the procedures to…

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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
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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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$350 10 tickets left
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Discover, in one day, the fascinating universe of the forge while making your own integral knife. This knife is a classic of the forge: distinguishable by its minimalist design, its blade and wrapped handle are forged from only one piece of metal. OBJECTIVES Explore the basic techniques of blacksmithing and traditional bladesmithing; Discover the world of blacksmithing; Practise an artisanal activity with a team. Prerequisites: none Price : 350$ + tax per person Duration : 1 day, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Group training,…

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