Friday, May 7, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM CDT
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Black River Technical College
2402 N. 12th Avenue
1 Black River Drive
Paragould, AR 72450

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Patricia Sanderson
Black River Technical College
8702390969 Ext. 5220


Have you thought of becoming a blacksmith?  Want to know more about blacksmithing?  Interested in learning a past skill or start a new hobby.  This course is for you. 

 Geared for beginners with little or no experience, this 4-hour class will teach the participants about fire, shop safety, tools, equipment, basic forging skills and use of the anvil, and hammer control. 

 This is an outdoor event.  Demonstrations will be conducted outside the NE AR Blacksmiths’ mobile trailer that transports the group’s equipment such as forges and anvils along with other tools. 

 As time permits, NE AR Blacksmiths will demonstrate items in the theme of ‘Blacksmithing for the Homestead’ with items such as making nails, spoons, ladles, skillets etc. 

 Participation is encourage.  To participants, you will need to wear clothing made of cotton (no synthetic material), closed toed shoes, and have eye and ear protection. 

This 4-hour course is a Free event as part of the Homesteading Workshop Series.  

Date of this class is Friday May 7, 2021 

Time of the class is 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Register Now! Although this is a No-Charge event, please register to reserve your spot.  Space is limited.