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In these two-day workshops you can take your Blacksmithing skills to the next level and create a custom Damascus knife or Viking-inspired hand axe.
Create a custom Damascus knife. These knives can be identified by the hand-forged wavy, mottled pattern which runs through the blade.
Forge a bearded Viking-inspired hand axe. Learn techniques such as drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, forge welding and riveting, and barley twisting.
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 Queensland Museum Cobb+Co for around 20 years.
All our Hands-on Workshops have a limited number of participants to ensure you receive all the assistance and direction you require.
Spectators are welcome at all workshops.