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Females at the Forge

August 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The class is designed to give women 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 one decorative item to take 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). Bring eye protection and a water bottle.

Once you’ve completed this workshop you’ll be eligible to participate in the follow-up Advanced Blacksmithing workshop.

Fee: $30.00 for MCHS Member. $35 for non-member. Advanced registration required. Age 16 and older.

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August 23, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Manitowoc County Historical Society
924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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