Blacksmithing teens workshop

Blacksmithing Teen

Wednesday 26 June

Morning session: 9am – 12pm 
Afternoon session: 1pm – 4pm 


Closed-in boots (or steel-capped), long trousers and long sleeves. Please bring a water bottle.

Participants must be 13 – 17 years

Queensland Museum Cobb+Co


Includes materials and tuition.

Join Australian Champion Blacksmith Terry Drennan for a lesson in the custom-built blacksmithing shop. Designed for teens aged 13-17 years old, participants will learn techniques such as drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, forge welding, riveting and barley twisting.

9am - 12pm

Create a Viking pendant.

1pm - 4pm

Create a marshmallow fork.

Meet your tutor

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.

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