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BLACKSMITHING-Forge your own Blacksmithing Tools

March 17 - 19, 2011

Intermediate level – must be familiar with the use of forge and hammer

Make your own simple forging tools – In this class you will learn to make your own

Hardy hot cuts
Bending bars
Simple tongs
Small spring fuller

This is an intermediate level class. You will need a basic understanding of the use of forge and hammer to succeed in this class.

Bring gloves and wear long pants and closed-toed shoes.

Register now - Registration deadline for this class is 3-1-11. the non-refundable registration fee is $45.

Total Class cost (does not include meals and lodging) -
After 1-1-11 - $275

Amount due to Chris at the beginning of class $230, which includes materials. He accepts cash or check.




Instructor: Chris Padelford

Long-time blacksmith Chris Padelford brings life to iron as a demonstrating crafts person at the Ozark Folk Center. He has studied around the US with many master smiths and is a talented and patient teacher.