|From:||Friday 21 September 2018|
|To:||Sunday 09 September 2018|
|Time:||8:00am - 04:00pm Friday 21 September 2018|
|Location:||Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba, Queensland Australia|
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Venue: Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba
Date: Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 September 2018
Time: 8am - 4pm (both days)
Cost: $410, includes expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch
Age: 16 years and over
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves
All our Blacksmithing Workshops have a maximum of 8 participants to ensure you receive all the assistance and direction you require.
On the day
You will make a set of blacksmithing tools including a cold chisel, hot cutter, round punch, oval punch, centre punch and tongs. As well as your tools, you will take away the basic skills of blacksmithing including operating a forge and using the tools and anvil.After completing this workshop, you are eligible to participate in the Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop.
Meet your tutor
Terry Drennan began training as a blacksmith and farrier in Melbourne when he was 21 years old. He has won the Australian champion in blacksmithing and farriery on many occasions. At the same time, Terry never lost the skills and enthusiasm for the other traditional facets of his trade such as making decorative gates and furniture. He has been teaching blacksmithing courses at Cobb+Co Museum for over 15 years.
27 Lindsay Street
|Entry charges - Adult||$410|
|Contact phone||07 4659 4900|
|Contact organisation||Cobb+Co Museum|
|Is food and drink available?||Yes|
|Are toilets available?||Yes|
|Is there disabled access?||Yes|