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Closed-in boots (or steel-capped), long pants and long sleeves.
Blacksmithing Beginner and Blacksmithing Advanced
Recommended for 16 years and over
Once you have completed the Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop you are eligible to participate in our project workshops.
In this two-day workshop you can take your Blacksmithing skills to the next level and learn techniques such as drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, forge welding and riveting, and barley twisting.
Forge a bearded Viking-inspired hand axe or a custom Damascus knife, which can be identified by the hand-forged wavy, mottled pattern which runs through the blade.
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 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.