Intro to Forging Damascus Steel

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Date & Time: Saturday, August 3, 2019 - Sunday, August 4, 2019
11:30 AM-5:30 PM

Suggested Audiences: College, Adult, Elders
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The WorcShop
243 Stafford Street
Worcester, MA 01603
Cost: $160 WorcShop Members / $190 Non-Members
Sponsored by: The WorcShop
Description: This is a 2-day class!
Day 1: Saturday, August 3, 11:30a-5:30p
Day 2: Sunday, August 4, 11:30a-5:30p

Learn how to forge weld 2 (or more) types of steel into one solid piece of patterned steel in this 2-day course.
The importance and safety aspects of being able to properly hold on to hot metal will be discussed. Students will have the opportunity to make one billet of Damascus, (that can later be refined into a finished item) as well as gain the knowledge of modifying and making more in the future.

Minimum Enrollment: 2 // Maximum Enrollment: 4
Ticket sales END: 7/30/19 @ 11:30p

Requirements include:
Appropriate shop attire
Nonflammable clothing, esp cotton or natural fibers
Closed toed shoes, boots preferred
Hair tied back, jewelry stowed
Earplugs recommended

HOW TO FIND US! Turn in at the Blue Hive parking lot (233 Stafford St.) drive to the back of the lot and turn right to go behind the building. There will be a large garage door. The entrance to the WorcShop is the door on the right with the blue awning.
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Entered by: The WorcShop

Created: May 13, 2019 at 1:10 PM

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