Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of tools at Cobb+Co Museum.
Venue: Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba
Date: Saturday 20 - Sunday 21 May 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.
Please see our full Hands On Workshops Terms and Conditions. (94 KB)
Spectators are welcome at all workshops.