Instructor: Arthur Johns
When: Tuesdays, September 18 – October 23, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Arthur Johns’ Forge & Design Studio (north of Elsie)
Age Level: Adult (16+)
Fee: Member-$ 220/ Non-Member-$235
CLASS IS LIMITED TO FOUR STUDENTS PER SESSION.
This five-week course offers a comprehensive hands-on overview of the art of blacksmithing.
Students will be introduced to basic forging and metalworking techniques including stock manipulation (both bar stock and sheet metal forming), basic tool making, traditional joinery and finishing techniques. It also offers insights into design development and execution. Students will make some of their own tools and design/build their own individual projects. Students need to furnish safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves and appropriate footwear.
Arthur is an artist/blacksmith with a Master of Fine Arts degree and primarily works in forged iron or steel.