Traditional Blacksmithing Skills I

April 27, 2019
George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Road | Richmond, TX 77469
Contact: George Ranch Historical Park
Phone: (281) 343-0218
Times: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Admission: $150.00

Geared for beginners with little or no metal-working experience, this skills-oriented blacksmithing class will teach students about fire, shop safety, tools, equipment, and basic forging skills: drawing out, twisting, forge welding, punching and scrollwork. Students will finish a few small sample items that they will take home.Participants must 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 seven-hour class with a lunch break. You are welcome to bring your lunch or come and go as you please within your seven-hour class period. Must be 17 years old and up to participate. Book your spot by calling (281) 343-0218 ext. 220 or email education@georgeranch.org.

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