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Blacksmithing Weekend in Eatonville Sat,Sun. 10:00am - 6:00pm $300.00
Beginning Jewelry/ Metals Intensive Fri,Sat,Sun. 10:00am - 5:00pm $375.00

With WA Covid 19 cases rising we are taking a break from teaching in person jewelry classes. Blacksmith classes will continue as scheduled as long as possible.

 

Classes- Full Descriptions-listed chronologically

 

Blacksmithing Weekend in Eatonville

Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 5 & 6
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

$300 plus $60 materials

Instructor Mike Mathewson

 

By registering on-line you agree to the Cancellation Policy

FULL max 6, to allow for social distancing

Blacksmith classes
At this point we plan to go ahead with
Blacksmith Weekend Dec: 5 & 6, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The class has 6 students and is held in a large workshop.  Doors will be open for ventilation so please dress accordingly.
You will be required to wear a mask that covers your face and nose at all times, and asked to stay 6 feet from others as much as possible. We regret that we cannot accommodate any exceptions/exemptions for health reasons.  The mask requirement will be strictly enforced.
If you are uncomfortable taking the class under these circumstances please let us know; we will issue a refund or a credit toward a future class.

 

 

Course description: You will learn basic blacksmithing techniques with a variety of hands on projects ranging from decorative to functional. Possible projects include plant hangers, candlestick holders, fire pokers, decorative hooks and barbeque skewers, just to name a few.  You'll even learn to make your own blacksmithing tools! Mike will cover safety and operation of a gas forge and all the tools, as well as basic hammering and heating techniques. Learn how to determine what type of steel to select for your projects, ferrous vs. non-ferrous metals, different types of steels and the pros and cons of scrap steel sources. Mike will also have forges for sale if you want to continue on your own. maximum 6 students.

Materials: $60, payable to the instructor (cash/check only). Each student has his/her own forge and anvil to work with during the class.  Students should bring safety glasses, hearing protection, and leather work gloves.

Location: Eatonville, WA  98328, complete address provided upon registration

Prerequisite: None

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Blacksmithing Weekend in Eatonville

Saturday, Sunday, January 2 & 3
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

$300 plus $60 materials

Instructor Mike Mathewson

By registering on-line you agree to the Cancellation Policy

BLACKSMITH WEEKEND JANUARY

$300.00

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max 6, to allow for social distancing

 

Blacksmith classes

Course description: You will learn basic blacksmithing techniques with a variety of hands on projects ranging from decorative to functional. Possible projects include plant hangers, candlestick holders, fire pokers, decorative hooks and barbeque skewers, just to name a few.  You'll even learn to make your own blacksmithing tools! Mike will cover safety and operation of a gas forge and all the tools, as well as basic hammering and heating techniques. Learn how to determine what type of steel to select for your projects, ferrous vs. non-ferrous metals, different types of steels and the pros and cons of scrap steel sources. Mike will also have forges for sale if you want to continue on your own. maximum 6 students.

Materials: $60, payable to the instructor (cash/check only). Each student has his/her own forge and anvil to work with during the class.  Students should bring safety glasses, hearing protection and leather work gloves.

Location: Eatonville, WA  98328, complete address provided upon registration

Prerequisite: None

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Jewelry/ Metals 2

Intensive- 3 days

January 15/16/17
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
10:00 am- 5:00 pm

$375

Instructor Amy Reeves

wait list students have priority, to join the wait list email us with the best way to contact you

By registering on-line you agree to the Cancellation Policy

 

Course description: Continue with individual projects and learn about intermediate jewelry making techniques. 

Learning to go beyond the basic bezel setting and work with specialty wires to create unique and decorative bezel settings

Working with jewelry wire to create stacked rings, chain links, spinner rings and unique cuff bracelets.

Materials: copper and brass provided for in class use. Stones available for sale or bring your own. Silver supply list provided by email upon registration.

Prerequisite: Jewelry 1 class or equivalent, knowledge of sawing, soldering, etc.

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Jewelry/ Metalsclass detail TBA

Intensive- 3 days

Janurary dates tba

tentative dates Jan 26 - 28
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
10:00 am- 5:00 pm

$375

Instructor Amy Reeves

wait list students have priority, to join the wait list email us with the best way to contact you

By registering on-line you agree to the Cancellation Policy

Beginning Jewelry/ Metals intensive

Course description - An in-depth workshop in three days, perfect for anyone who has always wanted to learn jewelry-making but never had the time. Amy will cover all of the metalsmithing fundamentals, including sawing, filing, stamping, hammering, and texturing, and that is just the first day! We will also cover bezel setting stones, making rings, and lots of soldering. Students will be guided step by step in the use of studio equipment like torches, hand tools, rolling mill and hydraulic press. The instructor will also talk about how to set up a home studio so you can continue on your own after the class. No prior jewelry experience is necessary, students of all levels are welcome.  Small class size ensures plenty of one on one instruction. Copper and brass provided for in class use, silver available for purchase.

Materials: Most materials included. Students may opt to purchase silver to work with approx. $10 -$20

Prerequisite: None.

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Blacksmithing Weekend in Eatonville

Saturday, Sunday,

tentative dates: February 6 & 7
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

$300 plus $60 materials

Instructor Mike Mathewson

By registering on-line you agree to the Cancellation Policy

max 6, to allow for social distancing

Blacksmith classes

Course description: You will learn basic blacksmithing techniques with a variety of hands on projects ranging from decorative to functional. Possible projects include plant hangers, candlestick holders, fire pokers, decorative hooks and barbeque skewers, just to name a few.  You'll even learn to make your own blacksmithing tools! Mike will cover safety and operation of a gas forge and all the tools, as well as basic hammering and heating techniques. Learn how to determine what type of steel to select for your projects, ferrous vs. non-ferrous metals, different types of steels and the pros and cons of scrap steel sources. Mike will also have forges for sale if you want to continue on your own. maximum 6 students.

Materials: $60, payable to the instructor (cash/check only). Each student has his/her own forge and anvil to work with during the class.  Students should bring safety glasses and leather work gloves.

Location: Eatonville, WA  98328, complete address provided upon registration

Prerequisite: None

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