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Learn to Forge

Presented by Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) at Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN), Bainbridge Island WA

Aug 16 2019
Learn to Forge

Hammer hitting on hot metal on classic anvil

This chisel making class serves as an introduction to basic blacksmithing. Use a forge to heat pieces of steel red hot and hammer them into the shape of a chisel. Repeat, again and again, temper and quench.

The class covers:

  • Safety and good practice
  • Discussion of “smithing”: forging, drawing, heat-treating, and finishing
  • Introduction to the propane forge and hand tools
  • Shaping and drawing a blank
  • Heat treating
  • Grinding
  • Finishing

Class open to youth ages 12-17, with an accompanying adult required for ages 12-14.

This is an off-site class, taking place at Alchemy Industrial Arts, 9392 Wardwell Ave NE, Bainbridge Island

ADMISSION INFO

Find more information and register by clicking on the ticket link or call the registrar at 206-842-4475 x216. Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.

Contact: 206-842-4475 x216

LOCATION

Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN)

8890 Three Tree Lane NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Full map and directions

PARKING INFO

Free parking is available onsite.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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