Trial BY Fire

"Simple projects for the home blacksmith"


Dereck Glaser

Class runs: May 11-13

Tuition: $450

Material fee: $40

Skill level: Seasoned beginner and Up, a basic course required


FULL as of 5/5

Put your beginners skills to work with simple and useful projects !!!

Learn important functions of fitting and assembly !!

       Enter the arena for a fun filled but fast paced three days. One project each day. Projects will include a Three Legged Trivet, a Five Hook Rack and multi-use Scroll Bracket.

           Several aspects of forging fundamentals will be utilized many times and students enrolling should be capable and comfortable with, tapering, punching, shouldering, and some forge welding. Repetition of these will provide opportunities for you to refine your skills. Through these basics students will gain understanding through practical application for simple joinery, simple welding and simple assembly techniques.

          Students should have an good understanding of basic blacksmithing skills or have had our beginner’s course to ensure some success. All will leave with some useful and handsome items for your home. Progress based in each individuals skills.