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Blacksmithing: “S” Hook

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The class is designed to give someone with little or no metal working skills as a hands-on, fun “be a blacksmith for a day” experience. Explore the basics of forge work in a blacksmith shop while making a decorative “S” hook to hang in your home. Topics will include safety, tools and equipment, and beginning techniques for shaping metal. Small class size guarantees lots of one-on-one instruction and lots of time at the forge!

All costs of materials are included in the cost of the class. Dress for working in a shop and for the weather (shop is heated by a wood-burning stove only).

Please bring heavy work gloves, eye protection, and water bottle.

Number of Participants: Minimum 3, Maximum 5; Ages 16 and up

Fee: $35 per person. MCHS Members receive a 15% discount. Advanced registration required. Please call the Manitowoc County Historical Society at (920) 684-4445 to register.

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Details

Date:
June 17
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$15 – $4445
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Website:
https://www.manitowoccountyhistory.org/programs/beginning-blacksmithing-s-hook

Venue

Manitowoc County Historical Society
924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Phone:
920-684-4445
Website:
www.manitowoccountyhistory.org

Organizer

Manitowoc County Historical Society
Phone:
920-684-4445
Website:
manitowoccountyhistory.org

The dates and information listed here are subject to change. Please call to verify dates and details.