Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop

Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a Mokume Gane belt buckle


Prerequisite: Blacksmithing Beginners and Advanced Workshops
Venue: Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba
Date: Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 September 2017
Time: 7am-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

Make a belt buckle using the ancient Japanese metal working procedure of Mokume Gane. Originally used to decorate traditional samurai swords, the process produces a mixed-metal laminate with distinctive layered patterns. 

After completing this workshop, you are eligible to participate in other Blacksmithing Project Workshops.

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 on +61 (0)7 4659 4900.

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Spectators are welcome at all workshops.


Event Details

09 September 2017 - 10 September 2017
$430 includes expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch.

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