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Little Log House Pioneer Village

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21889 Michael Avenue
Hastings, MN 55033 United States

September 2019

2019 Pre-Conference Class-2 days

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Little Log House Pioneer Village, 21889 Michael Avenue
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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$120

Instructor: Valerie Ostenak, www.valerieostenak.com  Simple Curling Ribbon Class size: minimum 8, maximum 15. During this two-day class, guest instructor Valerie Ostenak will share the finesse of using hammer and anvil to cold-forge a sculptural neckpiece, bracelet, and earrings from non-ferrous metal. Copper wire of different gauges will be provided. Students may opt to bring silver. As no forge work is needed and lighter hammers will be used, a wide range of skill levels can be accommodated, though basic beginner blacksmith…

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2019 Pre-Conference Class-Day 2 of 2 Days

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Little Log House Pioneer Village, 21889 Michael Avenue
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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$120

Instructor: Valerie Ostenak, www.valerieostenak.com  Simple Curling Ribbon Class size: minimum 8, maximum 15. During this two-day class, guest instructor Valerie Ostenak will share the finesse of using hammer and anvil to cold-forge a sculptural neckpiece, bracelet, and earrings from non-ferrous metal. Copper wire of different gauges will be provided. Students may opt to bring silver. As no forge work is needed and lighter hammers will be used, a wide range of skill levels can be accommodated, though basic beginner blacksmith…

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Fall Conference 2019

September 20 @ 10:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Little Log House Pioneer Village, 21889 Michael Avenue
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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The Guild of Metalsmiths’ 42nd Annual Fall Conference, aka “The Madness” happens September 20, 21, & 22, 2019 Registration should be completed by September 1, 2019. Check our 2019 Fall Conference brochure for full details. (PDF doc) FEATURING... Valerie Ostenak Valerie Ostenak studied painting, jewelry and metalsmithing at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff AZ, and continued at California State University Long Beach, CA. She has worked with private clients, interior designers, and architects designing and creating paintings, art jewelry, and…

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