Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28Touchstone Center for Crafts The natural setting for your creative nature 5 JUNE 12–16 Irons in the Fire Instructor: Glenn Horr All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Dive headfirst into blacksmithing! Enhance your skills in functional metalwork! Instruction will include building and controlling forge fires and basic forging skills. You will finish a few small sample items. JUNE 19–23 Copper Drinking Vessels Instructor: Glen Gardner All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Create small copper vessels suited for the consumption of chilled beverages and spirits in this hands-on metalsmithing class. A series of demonstrations will provide strategies for designing and fabricating, and discussions will include pattern making and much more. The class, which is open to anyone (even teetotalers!) interested blacksmithing, metals, and/or jewelry will use equipment from the metals and blacksmithing studios. JUNE 26–30 | TEEN WEEK Blacksmithing for Teens Instructor: Matt Yeomans All Levels, Grades 9–12 $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Learn the basics of creating functional works of art with a hammer and anvil. We will focus on the basic tools and techniques of blacksmithing, as well as developing safe and responsible work habits. You will have the opportunity to hand forge a wide range of projects. JULY 10–14 Forged Fashion Instructor: Ellen Durkan All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Come and forge something wearable! We will focus on forging organic-based forms that fit on the body and will be directed toward individuals’ designs. JULY 17–21 From Forge to Bench Instructors: Zach Lihatsh and Dan Neville All Levels $645 Member | $675 Non-Member Focus on the use of forged steel and formed brass to create functional kitchenware, as you spend half of the week in the blacksmithing studio and the other half in the metalsmithing studio. In blacksmithing, we will cover handle design, basic forging, and punching steel. In metalsmithing, we will cover forming and planishing brass. JULY 24–28 Forging and Finishing a Tomahawk Instructor: Marc Yanko Intermediate–Advanced $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Pretend you are an American blacksmith from the eighteen hundreds! Learn the history, techniques, and processes used in forging and finishing a variety of tomahawks. JULY 31–AUGUST 4 Introduction to Bladesmithing Instructor: Andrew Meers All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Design and create a small scale utility knife. We will primarily focus on learning and practicing the forging and shaping of blades. While you can expect to leave with a forged and heat treated blade, the main goal of the workshop is to learn basic bladesmithing processes, and if time permits—complete a knife. Glen Gardner BLACKSMITHING WORKSHOPS 2017 Ellen Durkan visit for additional details