Intro to Blacksmithing II: Coat Rack
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and forge your own 3 hook coat rack. 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 Forging 3 hooks and riveting them to a steel backboard. We will be using the forge, tongs, hammer, and punches for this project.
Instructor Adlai Stein
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 Welding & Metal Bandsaw Orientation: Bookends 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 - $130