Please visit us at our new TRANSITION Visitor Center located at the back (north) end of the parking lot.

Workshop: Traditional Blacksmithing Skills II

Traditional Blacksmithing Skills II

This 7-hour continuation course will help participants progress further in blacksmithing skills and practice. Topics include forge use and care, heat treating, annealing, quenching, normalization and tempering.  Students will make a project to take home. Students must wear cotton or wool clothing (no synthetic materials) and closed-toe shoes. Costs of materials are included in the cost of class. This class is open only to participants who have attended the Traditional Blacksmithing Skils I class or have previous forging experience.

Participants must wear cotton or wool clothing (no synthetic materials) and closed-toed shoes. Students also must bring their own eye and ear protection. Costs of materials are included in the cost of class.

Date:

  • September 28, 2019
  • November 23, 2019

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Blacksmith Shop (Meet at the George Ranch Historical Park Visitor Center)
Instructors: Caitlen Hill, 1890s Site Lead and Blacksmith
Cost: $150
# of participants: Maximum: 4
Restrictions: Ages 17 and up

RSVP by calling 281-343-0218 x220 or emailing education@georgeranch.org.

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