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November 25, 2015

Beginning Blacksmithing with John Riddle


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, April 6
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 7


The Jacksonville Center for the Arts, 220 Parkway Lane South, Floyd, VA 24091
The Jax is located at 220 Parkway Lane South in Floyd, ½ mile south of the stoplight on Route 8.


Beginning Blacksmithing with John Riddle

April 6-7, Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm

 Class Description:

This beginning blacksmithing class will introduce students to the equipment, tools and safety precautions involved in the use of the blacksmith’s forge. Once familiar with the tools of the trade, the class will practice fundamental blacksmithing techniques while learning to make basic hooks, tools and decorative flares.  Students are asked to bring their own safety glasses and to wear long pants and close-toed shoes. Aprons and gloves are optional.

Minimum Age: Responsible Young Adult


Jax Member $162 / General Public $200 / Deposit $50 / Materials Fee: $20
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