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Introduction to Blacksmithing for Women

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: May 6, 2023
End Date: May 13, 2023
Class Days: Saturday,
Time:  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 6th and May 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuition: $200 (includes materials)

Beginner Blacksmithing 101-Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create a small project to bring home with you!

Topics covered:
Shop Safety and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Basic hammer skills
Measuring, marking and cutting rough stock
Coal and Propane Forge use
Turning round stock into square stock
Tapering, twisting and scrolling
Punching and upsetting
Applying boiled linseed oil finish

Instructor: Ian Blackmer, RBCTC Diversified Agriculture teacher

For more information or to register, please visit https://www.rbctc.org/adult-education

Minimum Enrollment: If fewer than 4 students register, the course will be cancelled.

Career Field: Personal Growth
Tuition: $200
Total Class Hours: 8
Certifications Offered: N/A