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Traditional Blacksmithing Skills II Workshop

  • 10215 FM 762
  • Richmond, TX 77469
  • Dates: February 1, 2020
  • Location: George Ranch Historical Park
  • Overview

    This 7-hour continuation course will help participants progress further in blacksmithing skills and practice. Topics include forge use and care, heat treating, annealing, quenching, normalization and tempering. Students will make a project to take home. This class is open only to participants who have attended the Traditional Blacksmithing Skills I class or have previous forging experience.

    Participants must be age 17 or older and wear cotton or wool clothing (no synthetic materials) and closed-toe shoes. Students also must bring their own eye and ear protection. Costs of materials are included in the cost of the class. All blacksmithing classes are a single 7-hour class with a lunch break. You are welcome to bring your lunch or come and go as you please within your 7-hour class period.