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Blacksmithing Beginners - Workshop - FULLY BOOKED

Come and feel the satisfaction of making your own unique, handcrafted blacksmithing tools.

Prerequisite: Nil

Date: Saturday 10 May  to Sunday 11 May 2014

Cost: $380, includes expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch.

Age: 16 years and over

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

What will I do?

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 the beginner’s workshop, you are eligible to participate in the Blacksmithing Workshop – Advanced where you will make a set of fire side or barbeque tools. Then you can participate in the project workshops which include knifemaking, candelabra and mirror stand.

Meet your tutor

Blacksmithing workshops at Cobb+Co Museum are conducted by former Australian Champion blacksmith and farrier, Terry Drennan. Terry has nearly 40 years experience and has been teaching blacksmithing at Cobb+Co Museum for nearly 20 years.

How do I book in?

To secure your place in this workshop you will need to contact Cobb+Co Museum to register and pay a non-refundable $100 deposit. Please see our Terms and Conditions (188 KB) pdf document icon.

Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

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To register your interest or for further information call us on +61 (0) 7 4659 4900 or contact us using our online form.

Event Details

10 May 2014 - 11 May 2014
$380 including expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch.