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May 2017
$700

Intermediate Blacksmithing Class

May 19 @ 8:30 am - May 20 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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Blacksmithing class

Intermediate Blacksmithing Class - Door Hardware May 19, 2017 - May 20, 2017 The ability to make your own tools is perhaps the single most defining advantage of blacksmiths over other ancient crafts. Learn to make door hardware ranging from thumb latches, butterfly hinges and strap hinge from Master Blacksmith, Robb Martin (aka - THAK). Learn practical applications to creating blacksmith hardware related to doors. You will create the basics of functional metal art that will open new doors of creation…

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June 2017
$700

Advanced Blacksmithing

June 2 @ 8:30 am - June 3 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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Advanced blacksmithing

Advanced Blacksmithing - Production Tool Making June 2, 2017 - June 3, 2017 The ability to make your own tools is perhaps the single most defining advantage of blacksmiths over other ancient crafts. Students will make dyes/jigs for anvil, power hammer and vise to increase productivity and consistency from Master Blacksmith, Robb Martin (aka – THAK). Learn how to make blacksmithing tools that you will create and take home. Tools created are used to make intricate work on a production…

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$700

Basic Blacksmithing Class

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - June 24 @ 12:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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Classes Blacksmithing

Basic Blacksmithing Class – Tool Making June 22 @ 4:30 am - June 24 @ 12:30 pm This blacksmithing course is well designed to help the beginner develop good basic techniques. We start with lighting and controlling the fire and hammer control. Students have the opportunity to work on both coal and propane forges. Projects incorporate basic forging techniques allowing students to learn while building fire tools they can keep and use on their own forge. These tools include a…

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July 2017
$700

Sculptural Blacksmithing Class

July 7 @ 8:30 am - July 8 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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Sculpture class

Sculptural Blacksmithing Class Jul 07, 2017 - Jul 08, 2017 You will be given a metal frame and you will fill that frame with various sculptural elements that employ a multitude of metal working techniques. You will be provided with all tools and safety equipment required to attend the class. Please wear steel-toe footwear and cotton clothing. You will also be required to sign our waiver before class begins. Students need to have a thorough understanding of blacksmithing before taking this…

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$700

Repousse and Embossing

July 10 @ 8:30 am - July 11 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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Copper Mask

Repousse and Embossing - Making a Copper Face Class Jul 10, 2017 - Jul 11, 2017 Learn the basics of making a copper face from Master Blacksmith, Robb Martin (aka – THAK). Students will learn to shape a basic copper face with hand tools. You will learn the basics of working a copper sheet into a basic mask using Repousse and Embossing techniques. You will be provided with all tools and safety equipment required to attend the class. Please wear steel-toe footwear and cotton clothing.…

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$700

Helmet Making Class

July 12 @ 8:30 am - July 13 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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Helmut

Helmet Making Class Jul 12, 2017 - Jul 13, 2017 Learn how to make a metal helmet as part of our armour making classes with Master Blacksmith, Robb Martin (aka – THAK). Students will learn to make a basic helmet from pre determined templates distributed in class. You will be provided with all tools and safety equipment required to attend the class. Please wear steel-toe footwear and cotton clothing. You will also be required to sign our waiver before class…

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