Shropshire Council

Decorative blacksmithing

Event details

  • Price: £230
  • Topics: Iron and stone
Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, events may be cancelled.

This two day course will cover a series of basic blacksmithing techniques. It is suitable for beginners and those with some knowledge of the craft. Day one will cover the most fundamental aspects of forging, and day two will explore further and include decorative elements. Participants will be supervised and encouraged as they apply the techniques to making a piece of ironwork to take home.

You will need to wear: old clothes (non-synthetic) /overalls and sturdy boots. Please bring leather gloves if you have any.

Tutor: Frazer Picot

Frazer has been a blacksmith for over 15 years and when he’s not teaching he works on commissions and restoration projects, including work for Hampton Court Palace and the Bodleian Library in Oxford.

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