Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools with Terry Drennan.
On the day:
You will make a set of blacksmithing tools including a cold 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 this workshop, you are eligible to participate in the Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop.
Meet your tutor:
Terry Drennan began training as a blacksmith and farrier in Melbourne when he was 21 years old. He has won the Australian champion in blacksmithing and farriery on many occasions. At the same time, Terry never lost the skills and enthusiasm for the other traditional facets of his trade such as making decorative gates and furniture. He has been teaching blacksmithing courses at Cobb+Co Museum for over 15 years.
Date: Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 July 2018
Time: 8am - 4pm (both days)
Cost: $410 (inc GST) includes expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch.
Book online or contact Cobb+Co Museum +61 (0)7 4659 4900.
Limited spaces available as each class has a maximum of 8 participants.