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THAK Ironworks

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2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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THAK Ironworks

January 2020

2 Day Knife Forging Class January 10 – January 11

January 10, 2020 @ 8:30 am - January 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$700 6 tickets left
2 Day Knife Class

2 Day Knife Forging Class January 10 - January 11 You will learn from Master Blacksmith, Robb Martin. This 2-day class will take you through forging, knife geometry, heat treatment and final grind.  Students will forge 2 knives ready to take home to continue working on. You will be provided with all the 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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Handle and Sheath Course, January 24 – 25, 2020

January 24, 2020 @ 8:30 am - January 25, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$700 6 tickets left
Handle and Sheath

Handle and Sheath Course January 24, 2020 - January 25, 2020 This course is a follow up to the 2-day knife forging course. In this course, we take a blade made in the knife making course and fit it with wood slab handles. We then construct a leather (3/4 style) sheath. Once again, this is a beginner level course that simply introduces the student to a basic approach that they can, in the future, build upon and refine to create…

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Basic Blacksmithing Class January 30 – February 1

January 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - February 1, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$600 9 tickets left

Basic Blacksmithing Class – Tool Making January 30 @ 4:00 pm - February 1 @ 4:30 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 forge. These tools include a shovel,…

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February 2020

Basic Axe Smithing Class – February 21 – February 22

February 21, 2020 @ 8:30 am - February 22, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$700 1 ticket left

Basic Axe Smithing Class February 21 - February 22 You will learn from Master Blacksmith, Robb Martin. Students will forge and heat treat a mono steel axe and drift an opening for a shaped handle made of wood. You will be provided with all the 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 are required to have basic blacksmithing…

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March 2020

Repousse and Embossing Armour – March 6 – March 7

March 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am - March 7, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$700 6 tickets left

Repousse and Embossing - Making a Copper Face Class March 6 - March 7 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 the tools and safety equipment required to attend the class. Please wear steel-toe footwear and cotton clothing. You…

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Advanced Blacksmithing Door Hardware – March 20 – March 21

March 20, 2020 @ 8:30 am - March 21, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$700 5 tickets left

Advanced Blacksmithing Class - Door Hardware March 20 - March 21 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. 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 that can be taken home…

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April 2020

Basic Blacksmithing Class April 16 – April 18

April 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - April 18, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$600 9 tickets left

Basic Blacksmithing Class – Tool Making April 16 @ 4:00 pm - April 18 @ 4:30 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 forge. These tools include a shovel,…

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May 2020

2 Day Knife Forging Class May 15 – May 16

May 15, 2020 @ 8:30 am - May 16, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$700 5 tickets left
2 Day Knife Class

2 Day Knife Forging Class May 15 - May 16 You will learn from Master Blacksmith, Robb Martin. This 2-day class will take you through Forging, knife geometry, heat treatment and final grind.  Students will forge 2 knives ready to take home to continue working on. You will be provided with all the 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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June 2020

Basic Blacksmithing Class June 4 – June 6

June 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - June 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$600 9 tickets left

Basic Blacksmithing Class – Tool Making June 4 @ 4:00 pm - June 6 @ 4:30 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 forge. These tools include a shovel,…

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Helmet Making Class – June 12 & 13, 2020

June 12, 2020 @ 8:30 am - June 13, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$700 7 tickets left

Helmet Making Class June 12, 2020 - June 13, 2020 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 predetermined templates distributed in class. You will be provided with all the 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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August 2020

Crusader Sword Smithing Class – August 10 – August 14

August 10, 2020 @ 8:30 am - August 14, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$1750 6 tickets left
Sword Making Class

Crusader Sword Smithing Class August 10 - August 14 Learn to make a fully functional sword with Master Blacksmith, Robb Martin (aka – THAK). Students will make a modern Crusader sword from 5160 steel, fully forged & mounted. The aim is to make a fully functional sword. You will be provided with all the 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…

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September 2020

Basic Blacksmithing Class September 17 – September 19

September 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - September 19, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$600 9 tickets left

Basic Blacksmithing Class – Tool Making September 17 @ 4:00 pm - September 19 @ 4:30 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 forge. These tools include a shovel,…

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October 2020

Intermediate Blacksmithing – October 16 – 17, 2020

October 16, 2020 @ 8:30 am - October 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
THAK Ironworks, 2282 Floradale Road
Floradale, Ontario N0B 1V0 Canada
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$700 6 tickets left

Intermediate Blacksmithing - Production Tool Making October 16 - 17 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 the anvil, power hammer and vice to increase productivity and consistency from Master Blacksmith, Robb Martin. Learn how to make blacksmithing tools that you will create and take home. Tools created are used to make intricate work on a production scale level. This course will…

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