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CANCELLED | Blacksmith 101

Pre-registration is required for this program. Online pre-registration closes at 12pm the day before the program date. 

Join us in the forge to learn how fire, metal and a hammer come together to create a functional item or a work of art! Our experienced blacksmith will teach you a few tricks of the trade in this introductory blacksmith class. Topics covered will include forge safety, tools, and fire building, and you will have an opportunity to work on a first project. No experience necessary! Blandford Nature Center will provide safety equipment, including gloves and ear and eye protection.

Pricing:
Member: $100
Non-Member: $120

This program is only for ages 18 and up.

Please Note: This program will be held indoors.  It is also recommended to dress for the weather – our forge is inside an unheated, drafty building. Long shirts and pants and heavy duty, closed-toe shoes are also recommended for your safety. We suggest non-synthetic clothing for protection from sparks. If you do not have non-synthetic clothing, we can provide a leather apron. Please also bring a water bottle with you.

Date

Feb 24 2024

Time

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Blandford Nature Center
1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI
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