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Blacksmithing for the Beginner: Lesson 1

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT


Be the Village Blacksmith! Instructors Payne Anne and Bill of Peninsula Hotworks will demonstrate managing and working a coal fired forge while safely using tongs and hammers to shape your own hand-forged S hooks and drive hooks. You’ll forge 4 hooks to take home and display proudly. No experience necessary. Ages 10 and older are welcome; younger students need to come with an adult. Wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, and close toed shoes. The instructors will provide all other safety equipment. Bring a lunch if you are staying for the afternoon class.

A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Saturday, August 31 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 8 students.  To  register for this class, click “Sign Up Online” below or phone 906-884-7663. click on the Refund Policy link at the bottom of the Folk School page.

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September 10
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Event Category:


Folk School
Friends of the Porkies


Union Bay Folk School Building
107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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