Tuesday, January 17, 2023 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) (EST)


FUNDAMENTALS OF BLACKSMITHING – Class Limit 6 by Ray Anderson 

Cost: $45 

This course will take you from an interest in blacksmithing to using your new skills to making useful items from hot iron. The following are techniques you will learn and understand: drawing out metal, bending metal, scrolling, splitting, and twisting. The student will create a "story ring" to keep samples of these techniques to refer back to when you are creating projects in the future, or to tell the story of your time at the Forge. This Fundamentals Class is co-ed and open to students of all skill levels.  All necessary equipment will be provided:  Metal, equipment, tools, safety glasses and Hearing Protection. 

Cost for equipment and supplies is $120 payable to the instructor the first day of class. 

PLEASE WEAR WORK CLOTHES, LONG PANTS, CLOSED TOED SHOES, (BOOTS PREFERRED) AND LONG SLEEVES. BRING SNACKS AND PLENTY OF WATER.  Raymond Anderson is the owner of The Blacksmith Experience.  Ray has been working in metal for a lifetime.  He retired from the USN as a boiler maker. His co-instructor is Elmer Rouch, a world famous Blacksmith and National treasure. We hope you enjoy this Blacksmith Experience. Forging a lifetime of memories, and having a great time in the process.

529 Qualla Terrace
Hayesville, NC 28904 United States
Event Contact
Diane Frenz
(706) 379-5194
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Tuesday, January 17, 2023 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) (EST)
7 Sessions, Tuesdays, January 17 – February 28, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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