Bladesmithing Course

Have you ever wanted to learn how to forge a plain piece of steel into a functional work of art? On offer is a workshop that will give you a hands-on experience in learning the skills and tools required to make a blade of your design from scratch. Participants will learn:
• Basic forging principles and techniques
• Common problems and how to avoid them
• Materials, handling and heat treatment
• Create an artefact by forging and completing with hand tools

The course will be provided in conjunction with the Creative Metal Group at Shed 1 – 7 Hele Crescent in Alice Springs. No prior experience required. The course will be run on consecutive Thursday night’s 6 – 9pm over six weeks.
Cost for the course is $250. Course commences on Thursday 23.10.2014
For registration or further information, contact David via email at:
[email protected]
Only limited number of positions available! If there is a good level of interest a second program may be offered.

23 October27 November 2014
6pm – 9pm