A one day course for absolute beginners or those with some experience. Professional Blacksmith Richard Pace and Artist Lizzie Hughes from RP ArtistBlacksmith will teach you the basics of traditional forging including fire management, heat management, hammerology and some history and myth.
Over the course of the day, you’ll use 7 basic processes, learning how to draw a taper, twist and bend, hot cut, fire weld and create your own poker and toasting fork. This course is perfect for anyone interested in working with metal in a more traditional way.
Richard began his career serving with the Royal Engineers for 10 yrs. After another decade working in Engineering and Construction all over the world he settled in London and became a professional blacksmith.