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Teen Blacksmithing

This is a one day holiday class for younger people (12 - 16 years old) interested in reconnecting with their hands and learning some creative skills. This is an especially good course for younger people interested in blacksmithing or metalwork.

Leila Haddad forging a blade using a hammer and anvilWe will cover

  • workshop safety
  • using a gas forge
  • using hammers and tongs to move and hold metal
  • forging a point
  • flattening metal
  • bending, twisting metal into shapes

Projects will include

  • A fire poker or toasting fork
  • Camp fire tripod
  • Hooks and other tools to use with the tripod
  • ...and more depending on available time

You will need to bring your lunch and sensible clothing (t-shirt and long pants) and covered footwear (sneakers ok).

We will provide safety equipment, tools, metal, morning and afternoon tea. 

Cost - $250 (inc GST)


Start Time 9:00 am
Thu 01-10-2020
Finish Time 4:30 pm
Thu 01-10-2020
Capacity 4
Registered 4
Available 0
Price $250
Instructor Leila Haddad
Location Tharwa Valley Forge

Venue Information - Tharwa Valley Forge

Tharwa Valley Forge is located at 11 Naas Road in Tharwa ACT. Parking is located next to the Forge in the signposted carpark. Fridge and microwave available for storing and reheating lunches.

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