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Basic Blacksmithing: Forging Blacksmith Knife or Letter Opener

Columbus Idea Foundry

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Columbus Idea Foundry 421 W State St ColumbusOH  43215
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Columbus Idea Foundry 421 W State St ColumbusOH  43215

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What's Included

This basic beginner class is perfect for getting started and seeing what this old time craft is about. We will be concentrating on learning about the tools such as the forge tongs & hammer, and how to use them by making a simple knife or letter opener with an all-metal integral handle. Please wear natural fiber clothing and closed toed shoes. Also bring safety glasses if you have them or you may use ours. Age 16 and up. Under 18 must have parent present.

About This Organizer

The Columbus Idea Foundry is Ohio’s largest community workshop, maker space, and learning center.  We offer variety of conventional and high tech tools: wood shop, metal smithing and foundry, laser cutter & engraver, CNC ShopBot, electronics, jewelry, warm glass, photography, and more.

We are home to 20 in-house artists, artisans and small businesses, have a rich network of more than 150 members including 50+ entrepreneurs.

We teach classes, host special events and more. Conveniently located minutes from downtown and the Short North off I-71 and 5th Ave.  Learn more at www.columbusideafoundry.com or email info@columbusideafoundry.com.

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  • Columbus Idea Foundry

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Columbus Idea Foundry 421 W State St ColumbusOH  43215
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