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Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop

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From:Sunday 16 December 2018
To:Sunday 25 November 2018
Time:7:00am - 04:00pm Sunday 16 December 2018
Location:Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba, Queensland Australia
 

Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop

Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a knife/hatchet 

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Prerequisite: Blacksmithing Basics and Advanced Workshops
Venue: Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba
Date: Saturday 24 - Sunday 25 November 2018
Time: 7am-4pm (both days)
Cost: $420, 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

Make a traditional hatchet or pattern-welded knife in a range of styles such as a dagger, skinning or kitchen knife.Pattern welding is the practice in sword and knife blade making originally used to blend certain qualities of steels to obtain strong but flexible blades. Today pattern welding it is used only for cosmetic reasons. The process can be likened to that of making puff pastry where the metal is folded over and flattened many times.After completing this workshop, you are eligible to participate in other Blacksmithing Project Workshops.

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.

Cobb+Co Museum
27 Lindsay Street
Toowoomba
Queensland
Australia
http://www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au
 
Entry charges - Adult$420
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Contact phone 07 4659 4900
Booking informationhttp://www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au/Events+and+Exhibitions/Events/2018/11/Blacksmithing+2+Day+Project+Workshop+Nov#.Wmgp-LyWZhE
Event websitewww.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au
Contact organisationCobb+Co Museum
Is food and drink available?Yes
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes

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