Intro To Blacksmithing I: Forged Hooks
Learn the basics of blacksmithing using a forge, tongs, hammer, and punches on this hook for your home! This introductory class is perfect for getting started and seeing what this old time craft is about. We will be concentrating on learning the basics of blacksmithing. You will learn to use some of the tools by making a variety of hooks and other small projects. We will be using the forge, tongs, hammer, and punches for this project.
Beginners to those with some experience
Learning the basics of blacksmithing
How to make hooks
Using the forge
Using tongs to hold your work piece
No Idea Foundry tools are certified for independent use in this class
Pairs Well With
If you're interested in functional project experience, we suggest checking out the Metal Lathe Orientation: Whistle too!
Plan Your Visit
All materials and safety equipment supplied. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes and long pants to participate. Natural fiber clothing, such as cotton or denim, and sturdy footwear (e.g. tennis shoes or boots) is recommended. Plan to arrive for class about 10-15 min early and check in at the front desk. Our main entrance is on State Street, with parking lot entrance on State St. as well. IF parking and street parking available.
Idea Foundry Member - $106.25
Non Member - $125