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Blacksmithing | CAP001 (8 weeks)

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Course Code:
CAP001 | Wed 19.00 - 21.15
Fees:
€200 | Materials: €60

This course is aimed at individuals who have an interest in Ironcraft and using a Forge.

No prior experience is required as our master craftsman takes the learner through every stage of forging iron.

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Programme Description
  • Creating objects from iron or steel by the process of forging
  • Learn to use blacksmithing techniques to shape metal into a semi-flexible state
  • Heating pieces of wrought iron or steel,  until the metal becomes soft enough to shape with hand tools i.e. hammer, anvil  and chisel etc.
  • The use of a forge fuelled by coal
  • Health and safety practices

Note: Course places are very limited. Max 7 places. Book early to avoid disappointment.

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This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.