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Blacksmithing - Starting with Fire (Intergenerational)
Date: Sunday, July 19 - Saturday, July 25, 2020
Subject: Blacksmithing
Instructor: Kenneth Thomas
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There are foundational skills every aspiring blacksmith must know. First, how to start and tend a coal forge; next, basic hammer control and forging techniques. Gain comfort with these basic steps, and then begin creating small utilitarian items depending on your ability and the available time. Additional start-up information and resources will be discussed. No experience is necessary, just the desire to try blacksmithing. PLEASE NOTE: This class is for 12-17 year olds to attend with a parent, grandparent, or guardian -- 1 youth per 1 adult. IF VIEWING THIS CLASS ONLINE, we ask that you call the office to register at 1-800-365-5724 (Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST.) Youths will receive a $100 discount on tuition.

Tuition: $630.00

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Deposit: A deposit of $150.00 will be due upon checkout to hold your seat in this class.




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WITHDRAWAL AND CANCELLATION POLICY
Because of registration costs and other services, including faculty contracts, material acquisitions and housing arrangements, the Folk School is required to charge cancellation fees to students who change their itineraries.
  • Once students are accepted into a class, our cancellation policies apply, regardless of the reason for canceling.
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  • Registrations are not transferable.
  • Students who cancel their enrollment in a class to transfer to another class are charged the cancellation fee, plus the deposit for the class to which they wish to transfer.

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