BEGINNERS SHORT COURSE – Module 1

Gift Vouchers are available please contact lute@watersidemetalart.org for purchase.

Following courses are on offer:

  • Saturdays from 8:00am-11:30am: 
    • ENROL in Sep Course (Sep 7th / Sep 14th / Sep 21st / Sep 28th) – FULL
    • ENROL in Oct Course (Oct 12th / Oct 19th / Oct 26th / Nov 2nd)FULL
    • ENROL in Nov Course (Nov 23rd / Nov 30th / Dec 7th / Dec 14th) – FULL
  • Saturdays from 1:00pm-4:30pm: 
    • ENROL in Sep Course (Sep 7th / Sep 14th / Sep 21st / Sep 28th) – FULL
    • ENROL in Oct Course (Oct 12th / Oct 19th / Oct 26th / Nov 2nd) – FULL

For people who would like to experience the artistic side of  blacksmithing. No previous experience or special skills are required. The course runs over a four-week period on Saturday mornings or afternoons. Module 1 students are given an overview of the practice including the primary tools used, safety precautions and creative possibilities. They are taught how to light and manage a coke fired forge and will be introduced to some of the fundamental techniques (drawing out, bending, twisting). Learning exercises are designed to enable everyone to take home one completed project after each session! The course is limited to nine persons.

Minimum age for students is 12 and under 15’s need to be accompanied by an adult, also enrolled in the course.

Price $490 / $441 (student under 24)