An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2017
Learn about the shaping of iron and steel with fire and hammer! Students learn the basic techniques and operations of Blacksmithing by fashioning hooks and nails.
March, June, November, and December dates: Derek Heidemann is the Coordinator of Historic Trades here at OSV and has been practicing traditional methods of blacksmithing since 2001. He is also the owner of Resurrection Iron Works.
April date only: Rob Lyon worked as a blacksmith here at OSV for 43 years and only recently retired as arguably our most influential Master Blacksmith. Join him to learn the basics of this ancient craft.
Register at: https://10797.blackbaudhosting.com/10797/Historical-Craft-Classes—Basic-Blacksmithing-25Mar2017
$105 members; $130 nonmembers
Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that you do not mind ruining.
All class registrations will close 1 week prior to the event.