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Blacksmithing Fundamentals 1

This unit teaches fundamental blacksmithing skills and safe use of the tools.
Skills developed in this unit of work: lighting the forge, drawing down to a square point, bend over anvil corner, upsetting, tapering , forming a shoulder, drawing down to a round taper, drawing down to a fine taper, forging a curlicue, forging a spiral, drifting a hole, drawing down to a chisel point, forming a twist, punching a hole, forging an eye, forging a tight bend with point, hacksaw cutting, cold bending, forging a curve around the bick.

Jobs For The Blacksmithing Fundamentals 1 Unit Of Work

Please note: Jobs may be varied to suit the individual student's needs. Due to time constraints not all jobs may be completed.

Metal Tent Peg

This job teaches forging a metal tent peg.
Skills developed for this job: lighting the forge, drawing down to a square point, bend over anvil corner.

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Forged metal tent peg.

S Hook

This job forges a metal S hook.
Skills developed for this job: lighting the forge, forging a curve around the bick.

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Metal S hook for hanging tools from the forge.

Wall Hook

This job teaches forging a metal wall hook.
Skills developed for this job: drawing down to a fine taper, forging a curlicue, forging a spiral, drifting a hole.

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Wall hook from 6mm mild steel

Scheduled Courses

27 Sep 2021 - Blacksmithing Fundamentals 1 Course

Blacksmithing Fundamentals 1 course, 2 daily lessons for 3 hrs commencing Monday, 27 September 2021 at Mount Barker. The course instructor is Jocelyn Grant.
This course has 2 Daily lessons from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM for 3 hours.
This course is a School Holiday Program.
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Age: 12+
Cost: $150.00
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04 Oct 2021 - Blacksmithing Fundamentals 1 Course

Blacksmithing Fundamentals 1 course, 2 daily lessons for 12 hrs commencing Monday, 04 October 2021 at Mount Barker. The course instructor is Jocelyn Grant.
This course has 2 Daily lessons from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM for 3 hours.
This course is a School Holiday Program.
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Age: 12+
Cost: $150.00
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15 Oct 2021 - Blacksmithing Fundamentals 1 Course

Blacksmithing Fundamentals 1 course, 2 weekly lessons for 3 hrs commencing Friday, 15 October 2021 at Mount Barker. The course instructor is Jocelyn Grant.
This course has 2 Weekly lessons from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM for 3 hours.
This course is a Home School Program.
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Age: 12+
Cost: $150.00
4 enrolment places left.
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