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 28www.touchstonecrafts.org 6 Andrew Meers Thomas Latané Greg Gehner AUGUST 7–11 Tools for the Home: Design for Daily Use Instructor: Greg Gehner All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Make some fun, utilitarian, and graceful items for your home as you take your layout, setup, joinery, and forging skills to the next level. Emphasis will be on forging and mechanical connections, though fabrication will be discussed as well. AUGUST 14–18 Sixteenth Century Padlock with Sliding Hasp Instructor: Thomas Latané Intermediate–Advanced $545 Member | $575 Non-Member With an antique example as inspiration, forge and fabricate a sixteenth-century style padlock and key. We will incorporate the following metalwork techniques: forging, chiseling, chasing, filing to fit, and filing to create ornamentation. We will use forge welding, forge brazing, tenons, dovetails, and rivets for assemble. AUGUST 21–25 Keep it Together: Joinery for Furniture Instructor: Abraham Pardee Beginner–Intermediate* $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Construct a small piece of forge steel furniture using traditional joinery, including rivets, mortises and tenons, and forge welding. You will also make some tooling for punching holes and forging tenons. You will leave with a finished piece of furniture to grace your home. *Some forging experience is required. AUGUST 25–27 FUNdamentals of Blacksmithing Instructor: Jody Best Beginner–Intermediate $325 Member | $355 Non-Member No fears, no worries! FUNdamentals of Blacksmithing guarantees good times and promises enthusiastic instruction that is simple, essential, and the perfect introduction to a craft that may seem daunting when watched from the shop door. You can expect to complete several individually forged projects over the course of the weekend. SEPTEMBER 1–3 Make the Tools for the Job Instructor: Mark Aspery Intermediate–Advanced $325 Member | $355 Non-Member Before you can do the job, you need the tools, and since most of the tools a blacksmith needs are not available commercially, we will make them! We will focus on completing a leafing hammer as well as the tools needed to make it. BLACKSMITHING WORKSHOPS 2017 SEPTEMBER 8-10 Troubleshooting Creative and Technical Problems in Blacksmithing Instructor: Anna Koplik All Levels $275 Member | $305 Non-Member Are you having creative and technical problems in blacksmithing? Not only will we troubleshoot those blacksmithing problems, but we will also cover research and development as well as design concepts and layout. SEPTEMBER 15–18 An Introduction to Welding Techniques for the Artist Instructor: Mark Atkinson All Levels $375 Member | $405 Non-Member Gain exposure to multiple welding processes, including MIG, TIG, Arc, brazing, soldering, and cutting, in this introduction to metal fabrication for the metal working artist. You will have the opportunity to create a sculpture or project of your choice.