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Knife Making and Bladesmith classes
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(27)
Knife Making and Bladesmith classes
Berkshire
£175
The one day knife making course is designed for beginners that have no or little experience in metalwork or blacksmithing. The course starts with a quick safety talk and a cup of coffee. Once we are all settled in the first task is to make a fire poker which will give everyone some hammering skills and a feel of how the material will react once its heated. The knife we make is a Viking one piece knife which is great piece for a beginner to work on as it have...
Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'B' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
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Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'B' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
Surrey - Next course on 28th September 2019
£290
Our 'B' course is led by Ambrose Burne, who introduces his students to the basic operations with some set pieces; then it becomes more design-based and experimental, with an exploration of the students' own ideas developed with Ambrose's help. It’s a good idea - but not compulsory - to think about what you might want to make in advance, in very general terms – don’t be too ambitious - entrance gates really aren't a possibility! Ambrose teaches on the BA Degree course in Artist Blacksmithing at Hereford College of Arts,...
Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'O' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
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Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'O' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
Surrey - Next course on 6th September 2019
£340
The 'O' course is led by Peat Oberon, award-winning blacksmith, and inspiring and sympathetic teacher; assisted by Eamonn Kenward. The courses are suitable for absolute beginners, male or female, from the age of about 14 upwards; or for metalworkers seeking to gain a basic understanding of iron-forging. A place on one of Peat's courses makes a fabulous birthday, Christmas or anniversary present - some recipients have said it's the best present they've ever had! Classes are limited to 8 students, each with a fully-equipped workstation. Peat Oberon introduces students to...
Bristol Bronze Club - 3 day lost wax bronze casting workshop
Bristol Bronze Club - 3 day lost wax bronze casting workshop
Bristol - Next course on 24th August 2019
£260
Bristol Bronze Club is back! This workshop involves three consecutive days where you will learn a basic introduction into lost wax bronze casting, using the ceramic shell casting technique. On the first day you will learn how to do waxwork for the lost wax process. The second day you will learn how to apply the ceramic shell. On the last day, it is the pour day. The day will begin with burning out the mold, this is the 'lost wax' part of the process. Then in the afternoon, you will...
Damascene knife making
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Damascene knife making
North Yorkshire - Next course on 4th September 2019
£650
This is a three day course. The first day and a half is spent forge welding,1095 and 15N20 steel is used. You will draw out the steel, twisting to create a desired pattern. The next day and a half you will either make a knife or chopping knife. This course if for a maximum of two people. Over 18s only. Students must be at least 16 years of age, a parent or guardian must be in attendance for any minors. No prior bookings will be taken without a deposit of...
Historical jewellery making class on a narrowboat
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Historical jewellery making class on a narrowboat
Worcestershire - Next course on 18th September 2019
£85
This is a one day workshop for historical costume and re-enactment enthusiasts, teaching you the skills and techniques involved in the making of a selection of historical jewellery pieces. Choose one of the specific dates - or choose your own date if booking a group of 3 or 4. All classes take place on board a narrowboat moored alongside the beautiful Worcestershire canals - The Silver Jewellery Boat (see our other courses for our favourable reviews) - and are suitable for complete beginners. Using tools and methods that have hardly...
Pewter casting & sculpture workshops - London
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Pewter casting & sculpture workshops - London
London - Next course on 11th January 2020
£300
Description Discover the art of pewter casting using the ancient ‘lost wax method’ in this 4 session course. Make a sculpture from wax or clay to cast in pewter. Explore and experiment with new sculpture techniques. What is Pewter? It’s a silver coloured metal alloy containing over 90% tin with copper and bismuth to strengthen it. Traditionally it would contain lead but the pewter we use is lead free so it’s less toxic to melt and work. Why use pewter? It’s a soft metal so it’s easy to cut and...
Blacksmithing taster day courses in Yorkshire and the North East
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Blacksmithing taster day courses in Yorkshire and the North East
North Yorkshire
£110
Once the fires are lit and the health and safety chat out of the way we will get straight down to the business of hammering some hot steel. The day is fully hands on and as well as learning the basic principles of blacksmithing, you will make two unique items to take home with you. The first project is the snail key ring and after that, students will get to make a dragon themed coat-hook. Techniques for tapering, hole punching, splitting and riveting will be covered. The Forge workshop is...
Learn to make your own silver jewellery onboard The Silver Jewellery Boat.
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Learn to make your own silver jewellery onboard The Silver Jewellery Boat.
Worcestershire
£85
Looking for a summer holiday day out? Just you or a group of friends? Join us in the relaxing and tranquil setting of our Narrowboat for a silver jewellery class, whilst moored alongside the beautiful Worcestershire canals near Droitwich. Courses are given specific dates or run on demand seven days a week, and can be booked by email or via the website. Always please check the website calendar to find dates available. We offer popular one day silver Jewellery making classes for up to 4 students giving you lots of...
Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School
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Firebird Forge Blacksmithing School
East Sussex
£175
Traditional Blacksmithing one day tuition run by an award winning blacksmith with over 18 years hand forging experience. Firebird forge is located in the heart of one of the oldest private estates in the south east and to the back of the forge is the woods where the stories of AA.Milne were set (The Hundred Acre Wood). The forge is in a 1500 square foot former dairy and has four individual forges with anvils and hand tools, along with a steel worker, a Sahinler Sm40 Powerhammer and a Hercules 75kg...

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