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Intro to Blacksmithing

  • Sat, August 28, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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  • STUDIO: Blacksmithing Area | Metal Shop
  • LEVEL: Beginner
  • INSTRUCTOR: Sam Bo Thompson

Learn the basics of blacksmithing with topics including safety, hammer technique, and basic forging. You will gain skills to build upon as you progress in this craft. You will create a decorative drive hook to take home and show off your new skill!

All tools, materials, and safety gear will be provided. Space is limited, so sign up soon!


**IMPORTANT NOTE ON APPROPRIATE ATTIRE: Shirt that is of natural fibers, jeans, and shoes that completely cover feet. Safety gear will be supplied. Also, don't forget you're playing with fire, so depending on the time of day and season, a hat, sunscreen and bottle of water could be useful.  Don't forget to rest up before the class and bring all your muscle!**



INSTRUCTOR:  Sam Thompson is the owner and founder of Ravens Keep Forge: Magical Primitive Blacksmithing. Sam has a mission
 is to take scrap/unwanted metal and re-purpose it into something functional and pleasing to the eye. At Ravens Keep Forge, Sam salvages for the steel/metal/copper and then reforms it in their very primitive forge. This forge uses no coal, only homemade charcoal. While the process may take longer, the energy input into reusing world's valuable resources is more than worth it. Check out all the magic that Ravens Keep Forge offers! You can also follow Sam on Instagram and Facebook.

at mixxer, WE CARE ABOUT OUR MEMBERS AND YOUR SAFETY!  WE AIM TO CREATE AS HEALTHY AND SAFE (AND FUN!) ENVIRONMENT AS POSSIBLE:

  • PLEASE DO NOT COME IF YOU ARE SICK, HAVE A FEVER, OR SUSPECT YOU ARE SICK.

  • Face masks are required in air-conditioned spaces (Flexspace, Woodshop, Tech Lab).

  • Face masks are required when making stuff in close proximity with one another.

  • Face masks are optional in open-air spaces (Metal Shop, Dirty Workspace, Outdoors).

  • Please check our website or call ahead for questions.

Workshops must meet a minimum number of registrations.  Mixxer may cancel workshop 48 hours prior to start time, if minimum is not met. Should you need to cancel your registration, 48 hours notice is required to request a cancellation, refund or credit to future workshop date. 


For more information visit our main website at wsmixxer.org

Address:
1375 N Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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