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Blacksmithing Basics

Blacksmithing Basics
From:Wednesday 15 August 2018
To:Sunday 25 February 2018
Time:8:00am - 04:00pm Wednesday 15 August 2018
Location:Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba, Queensland Australia
 

Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools by Terry Drennan.

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.

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.

Cost: $410 (inc GST) 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

Book online or contact Cobb+Co Museum (0)7 4659 4900.

Cobb+Co Museum
27 Lindsay Street
Toowoomba
Queensland
Australia
http://www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au
 
Entry charges - Adult$410
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Contact phone 07 4659 4900
Booking informationBook online: http://www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au/Events+and+Exhibitions/Events+and+Activities/Hands+On+Workshops#.Wlwl87yWZhE
Event websitehttp://www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au/Events+and+Exhibitions/Events+and+Activities/Hands+On+Workshops#.Wlwl87yWZhE
Contact organisationCobb+Co Museum
Is food and drink available?Yes
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes

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