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April 2019

Beginners Blacksmithing Class 2019-E1

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
MN School of Horseshoeing, 6250 Riverdale Dr, NW
Ramsey, MN 55303 United States
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$180

The beginners’ basic classes are designed to give everyone the same understanding of the basics, techniques and terminology. The basic classes or proficiency is required before taking any of the many other classes the Guild offers. This enables those classes to concentrate on advanced techniques without having to spend time on basic concepts. This 3 day class covers the basics of: Safety, Tools, Fire Control, Forging Dynamics, Tapers (ribbon, fishtail, point), Twisting, Riveting, Shouldering, Upset, Cutting, Splitting, Punching, Heat Treat,…

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Trivet Class

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
MN School of Horseshoeing, 6250 Riverdale Dr, NW
Ramsey, MN 55303 United States
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$60

Trivet Instructor: Derrick Phillips, (651) 230-2363, derrick_phillips@q.com Minimum students 4, Maximum students 8 This is a one-day class to practice basic blacksmith skills and introduce tenon joinery. The project will be to forge 3 identical pieces, including slotting & drifting holes, and forging & sizing tenons to complete a basic trivet. This class is good for nearly all skill levels. The simple design of this trivet allows for achievable joinery with moderate blacksmithing skills and the tools provided in the…

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April 2019 Membership Meeting

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Toll Gas & Welding Supply, 3005 Niagara Ln N
Plymouth, MN 55447 United States
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Next TGoM membership meeting to be held April 10 at Toll Gas & Welding Supply, Plymouth. Join your fellow Guild of Metalsmith friends on Wednesday, April 10 at Toll Gas & Welding Supply, 3005 Niagara Ln N in Plymouth. Brian and his crew have always been wonderful hosts and have agreed to host the Guild again. Thank you! Potluck begins at 6:30 pm followed by the business meeting and show and tell. Plans are still in the works, and there…

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Beginners Blacksmithing Class 2019-E2

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
MN School of Horseshoeing, 6250 Riverdale Dr, NW
Ramsey, MN 55303 United States
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$180

The beginners’ basic classes are designed to give everyone the same understanding of the basics, techniques and terminology. The basic classes or proficiency is required before taking any of the many other classes the Guild offers. This enables those classes to concentrate on advanced techniques without having to spend time on basic concepts. This 3 day class covers the basics of: Safety, Tools, Fire Control, Forging Dynamics, Tapers (ribbon, fishtail, point), Twisting, Riveting, Shouldering, Upset, Cutting, Splitting, Punching, Heat Treat,…

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Beginning Blacksmithing Class 2019-E3

April 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
MN School of Horseshoeing, 6250 Riverdale Dr, NW
Ramsey, MN 55303 United States
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$180

The beginners’ basic classes are designed to give everyone the same understanding of the basics, techniques and terminology. The basic classes or proficiency is required before taking any of the many other classes the Guild offers. This enables those classes to concentrate on advanced techniques without having to spend time on basic concepts. This 3 day class covers the basics of: Safety, Tools, Fire Control, Forging Dynamics, Tapers (ribbon, fishtail, point), Twisting, Riveting, Shouldering, Upset, Cutting, Splitting, Punching, Heat Treat,…

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May 2019

Hammer Class 2019-Making a blacksmith hammer

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
MN School of Horseshoeing, 6250 Riverdale Dr, NW
Ramsey, MN 55303 United States
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$50

Instructors: JimMoenck and crew Class size: Maximum students: 8 Minimum students: 6 This class will teach you the skills you need to make a hammer. With this knowledge you will then be able to expand your tool chest with other handled tools. All handled tools such as top fullers, punches and flatters start with this same process. We will begin with a piece of steel, punch the eye, shape both striking ends, heat treat and put the handle on. You…

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