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Trivet Class 2023

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Instructors: Derrick Phillips  Phone 651-230-2363, derrickphillipsa3o3@gmail.com and David Skaurud

Class size: Maximum 8, minimum 4

Class Description: This class is a beginner plus class. Students will hopefully have finished the beginners class, as this class will draw on those skills and add some more. The trivet is an introduction to joinery, forging tenons and using a monkey tool and hot riveting.  This class is the making of a basic trivet, many variations can be made from this form.  If you think you might be interested in joinery this is a starting project in that direction.

Class Champion: Derrick Phillips

Tools & Equipment or other items participants should bring to class: Tongs to hold ½” square stock, and your favorite hammer

Safety Equipment: the usual for forging with coal: safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing of natural fiber with no cuffs or fraying, and leather boots or shoes

Lunch arrangements: Eat out or bring your own.

To register for this class: Send a check for $55 written to The Guild of Metalsmiths, along with your contact information, to:

Derrick Phillips
2461 Como Avenue
St. Paul MN 55108

Acceptance priority for this class will be determined by postmark, and each person will be notified individually.



November 18
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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