Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop

Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of tools at Cobb+Co Museum.

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Prerequisite: Nil
Venue: Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba
Date: Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 April 2017
Time: 8am - 4pm (both days)
Cost: $430, includes expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch
Age: 16 years and over
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves

All our Blacksmithing Workshops have a maximum of 8 participants to ensure you receive all the assistance and direction you require.

On the day

You will make a set of blacksmithing tools including a coal chisel, hot cutter, round punch, oval punch, centre punch and tongs. As well as your tools, you will take away the basic skills of blacksmithing including operating a forge and using the tools and anvil.

After completing this workshop, you are eligible to participate in the Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop.

Meet your tutor

Terry Drennan began training as a blacksmith and farrier in Melbourne when he was 21 years old. He has won the Australian champion in blacksmithing and farriery on many occasions. At the same time, Terry never lost the skills and enthusiasm for the other traditional facets of his trade such as making decorative gates and furniture. He has been teaching blacksmithing courses at Cobb+Co Museum for over 15 years.

How to book

Book online now or contact Cobb+Co Museum +61 (0)7 4659 4900.

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Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

Event Details

Dates
08 April 2017 - 09 April 2017
Cost
$430 includes expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch.

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