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Continuing Education

IRON101 - Blacksmithing

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Course Overview

Go hands-on with blacksmithing by forging the primary tools used in the blacksmithing trade. Create your own punch, hammer, and tongs. Explore the basics of steel selection, tool design, and heat treatment as you develop your tools. Delve into forge welding, riveting, and other traditional joinery methods.

With the skills gained in this course, you will be able to employ the blacksmithing techniques used to produce Damascus steel, tools, wrought iron, forge artwork, and historic hardware.

Required Equipment:
- CSA approved steel-toed footwear
- CSA approved clear safety glasses
- Earplugs or earmuffs
- Welding gloves (loose fitting, gauntlet style)
- Low cost leather apron
- Natural fibre clothing that covers arms and legs

Upcoming Offerings

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Section Start/End Schedule
E01 Sep. 06 - Sep. 08, 2019 Fri, Sat, Sun
Hours Delivery Fees
18 hours Day, Evening, Weekend $625
Meeting Times:
  • Sep. 6 - Friday: 6:00 PM - 9:50 PM
  • Sep. 7 & 8 - Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:50 PM

GST applicable. Please bring CSA approved steel-toed footwear, CSA approved clear safety glasses, earplugs or muffs, welding gloves (loose fitting, gauntlet style), natural fibre clothing that covers arms and legs. A low cost leather apron is recommended.

Section Start/End Schedule
E02 Oct. 11 - Oct. 13, 2019 Fri, Sat, Sun
Hours Delivery Fees
18 hours Day, Evening, Weekend $625
Meeting Times:
  • Oct. 11 - Friday: 6:00 PM - 9:50 PM
  • Oct. 12 & 13 - Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:50 PM

GST applicable. Please bring CSA approved steel-toed footwear, CSA approved clear safety glasses, earplugs or muffs, welding gloves (loose fitting, gauntlet style), natural fibre clothing that covers arms and legs. A low cost leather apron is recommended.

Section Start/End Schedule
E03 Nov. 01 - Nov. 03, 2019 Fri, Sat, Sun
Hours Delivery Fees
18 hours Day, Evening, Weekend $625
Meeting Times:
  • Nov. 1 - Friday: 6:00 PM - 9:50 PM
  • Nov. 2 & 3 - Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:50 PM

GST applicable. Please bring CSA approved steel-toed footwear, CSA approved clear safety glasses, earplugs or muffs, welding gloves (loose fitting, gauntlet style), natural fibre clothing that covers arms and legs. A low cost leather apron is recommended.

Section Start/End Schedule
E01 Jan. 10 - Jan. 12, 2020 Fri, Sat, Sun
Hours Delivery Fees
18 hours Day, Evening, Weekend $625
Meeting Times:
  • Jan. 10 - Friday: 6:00 PM - 9:50 PM
  • Jan. 11 & 12 - Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:50 PM

GST applicable. Please bring CSA approved steel-toed footwear, CSA approved clear safety glasses, earplugs or muffs, welding gloves (loose fitting, gauntlet style), natural fibre clothing that covers arms and legs. A low cost leather apron is recommended.

Section Start/End Schedule
E02 Mar. 13 - Mar. 15, 2020 Fri, Sat, Sun
Hours Delivery Fees
18 hours Day, Evening, Weekend $625
Meeting Times:
  • Mar. 13 - Friday: 6:00 PM - 9:50 PM
  • Mar. 14 & 15 - Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:50 PM

GST applicable. Please bring CSA approved steel-toed footwear, CSA approved clear safety glasses, earplugs or muffs, welding gloves (loose fitting, gauntlet style), natural fibre clothing that covers arms and legs. A low cost leather apron is recommended.

Section Start/End Schedule
E01 May. 08 - May. 10, 2020 Fri, Sat, Sun
Hours Delivery Fees
18 hours Day, Evening, Weekend $625
Meeting Times:
  • May. 8 - Friday: 6:00 PM - 9:50 PM
  • May. 9 & 10 - Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:50 PM

GST applicable. Please bring CSA approved steel-toed footwear, CSA approved clear safety glasses, earplugs or muffs, welding gloves (loose fitting, gauntlet style), natural fibre clothing that covers arms and legs. A low cost leather apron is recommended.

*Day delivery ranges between 8 AM - 5 PM.
**Evening delivery ranges between 5 PM - 10 PM.