Start date: 18 Jan 2020 / End date: 15 Nov 2020
Next Event Date: 15 Aug 2020
27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba 4350
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools with Terry Drennan.
You will make a set of blacksmithing tools including a cold chisel, hot cutter, round punch, oval punch, centre punch and tongs. As well as your tools, you will take away the basic skills of blacksmithing including operating a forge and using the tools and anvil.
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.
Age: 16 years and over.
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves.
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