Sat, Jul 14


Birch Bank Farms

Blacksmith II

Review and refine the skills you learned in Blacksmith I and move onto more advanced projects. Classes will be held on Tues from 4-5:30 starting Jan 23.

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Blacksmith II

T I M E & L O C A T I O N

Jul 14, 2018, 8:30 PM – 9:45 PM

Birch Bank Farms, 1826 Platt St, Niles, MI 49120, USA


Blacksmith II is a single semester class. Completion of Blacksmith I or teacher permission is required. Refer to syllabus for important details about projects, safety and clothing requirements.

Build on the skill foundation you built in Blacksmith I.

  • Safety and materials review with more in depth metal/materials research.
  • Skill review and project assignments.
  • Time allowed for individual projects once basic skills and safety measures are sufficiently mastered.
  • Potential field trip and visiting artist.
  • Several more advance projects will be worked on in class so that skills are refined.
  • Shop improvements, maintenance and home shops discussed.

Classes will be held on Tues at 4 - 5:30 starting Jan 23, 2018 through May 15, 2018 rain or shine in the Smithy on the Farm except for the following dates:

Spring Break 4/2 - 4/6/18.

Student will also be expected to attend and participate in the Student Demo / Public Open House on Wed May 23 from 10-3 (parental supervision required). There will be a dinner for the participants held Thurs May 24 from 3-5.