The word “advanced” in this context is perhaps misleading because you don’t need to be an expert smith to perform well in these courses. The Basic tool making course is a sufficient prerequisite. Additional proficiency will, however, enhance your results.
Advanced Blacksmithing – Fire Tools
This course focuses on a specific project, namely the construction of a 4 piece fire tool set with stand. Techniques such as twisting, riveting, hook making, sheet metal raising, scrolls and shepherds crooks combine to create the finished fire tool set.
Advanced Blacksmithing – Door Hardware
This project-based course covers the construction of a thumb latch, hook & eye, butterfly hinge and a strap hinge with a pintle.