In this two-day workshop we will discuss and use the basic fundamental concepts of forging in a general terms, focusing on the “how” and the “why”. These concepts include, terminology, differing hammer blows and when to use them, tapering, drawing, set-downs, isolations and more.
The ideal student for this workshop is someone who may not have lots of forging experience, but has a genuine curiosity of the how and why. This course is for people that don’t just want to watch a YouTube tutorial on the steps associated with making something but want to understand a series of basic forging techniques that can be applied to various different projects.
It has been suggested to me more than once that I should call this class “Forging for Nerds”.