- This event has passed.
Box Tongs Class 2018
October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm$75
Instructor: Larry Wasmund and others
Class size: Maximum students: 9 Minimum students: 5
Tools and Equipment or other items participants are to bring to the class.
Bring your favorite hammer and a file
Safety Equipment – Cotton Clothing, Gloves, Hearing protection, safety Glasses.
Lunch arrangements: Bring a bag lunch or travel to fast food.
This class will teach those in attendance how to make a box style tongs. A box type tong gives you the most control in holding rectangular stock. We will be starting with ½ x 5/8 stock and making a tongs to hold a 1/2x 1 inch stock. There will be substantial amounts of drawing out on the reins and bit of this tongs, the students should have the dexterity for forging heavier stock. students must know how to direct the movement steel with a cross peen, drawing out, and riveting. Everyone will go home with a functioning tool.
To register for this class, send a check for $75 made out to “The Guild of Metalsmiths,” along with your contact information to:
28275 464th Street
Cleveland MN. 56017
Questions? Contact Larry at 507 469-0205 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Acceptance priority for this class is determined by postmark date.