Creative Blacksmithing

Stan Pike
In Lockerbie (Scotland)

Price on request
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Important information

Typology Course
Location Lockerbie (Scotland)
Duration 2 Days
  • Course
  • Lockerbie (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    2 Days
Description


Suitable for: Aimed at those with some experience, creative blacksmithing provides the necessary experience

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Lockerbie
Mossburn Animal Centre, Hightae, DG11 1LE, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
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Starts On request
Location
Lockerbie
Mossburn Animal Centre, Hightae, DG11 1LE, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
See map

Course programme

B1. Scroll Making
Enhance your forge work. Learn how to make several scroll designs, fishtail , penny , taper , blow over leaf scrolls and many others.

Course B2. Animal Heads
Learn how to make one of the best Rams Heads you will ever see, Herons Head, Dragons Head, Horse Head. Choose which one you want to make.

Course B3. Finial Ends.
Most finials are machine made these days, have you ever wondered how to make by hand the Corn on the Cob, Twisted knot, the simple cage or onion designs.

Course B4. Leaf Work
Roses, water leaves, Acanthus Leaves, Ears of Wheat. This is an intricate course bringing together scroll work and leaf work aspect of creating beautiful iron work.

Course B5. Tool-making
Blacksmiths would never buy tools, they nearly always made their own tongs, anvil tools ,hammer tools etc.

Note: Duration may vary from 1 or 2 days.