Blacksmithing: “Grilling Tools”

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Blacksmithing: “Grilling Tools”

January 15, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$10.00 – $100.00

Deadline to Register: January 8th, 2022 at 5:00pm

Description: This class will focus on several basic forging fundamentals.  Using the forge, anvil, and basic hand tools and techniques, students will forge a spatula, and a steak turner. The class will focus on hammer control using full, and half face blows, to taper, draw, bend, and rivet.

InstructorAl Stephens has recently retired having been a professional blacksmithing since 1992. He is a member of the Athens Forge chapter of the Alabama Forge Council. Al has taught classes for Burritt on the Mountain and Athens State University and demonstrated at local blacksmithing meetings. He is a member of the Alabama Forge Council. He has taught classes for Burritt on the Mountain and Athens State University and demonstrated at local blacksmithing meetings.

Supplies and Attire: Students should supply their own safety glasses if they have them. All other materials and tools will be supplied. Students should wear “work” clothes. Jeans and cotton shirts (or other cotton clothing) are recommended. Closed-toe shoes with socks are required. NO sandals or crocs, please. Leather work gloves are optional. Please note that this class requires standing throughout the day.

Time: Saturday, January 16 (9:00am-4:00pm)

Tuition: $75.00
Supply Fee: $25.00
Level: Beginner/Novice

 

Important Information: Registering for a workshop indicates that the student is 19 years of age or older and understands that photographs/video may be taken during the event and their image may be used on Burritt on the Mountain’s website and social media outlets or other promotional materials. Registration also indicates that the student releases Burritt on the Mountain and the City of Huntsville, all their directors, employees, volunteers, and any persons associated with Burritt on the Mountain, from any liability for any bodily injury and/or property damage suffered by the attendee as a result of actives during the educational program.

Cancellation Policy: Our workshops take a great deal of advance planning and purchasing of supplies. Students that cancel 14 days or more prior to the date of the class will be eligible for a refund, minus a $20.00 cancellation fee. If a student cancels 14 days or less prior to the date of the class, no refund can be issued. 

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Blacksmithing 1/15/22
$ 100.00
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Boxed Lunch
Please indicate in the "Notes" section of checkout which you would prefer. Your choice of: Veggie Delite, Black Forest Ham, Turkey Breast, or Italian BMT. Lunches come from Subway and are served with a 6 inch sub sandwich, cookie, and chips.
$ 10.00
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Details

Date:
January 15, 2022
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$10.00 – $100.00
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Venue

Burritt on the Mountain
3101 Burritt Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
Phone:
(256) 536-2882

Organizer

Burritt on the Mountain
Phone:
256-536-2882