4780 Old Nenana Highway
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Blacksmithing: Forging Fire Forks – A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center
Instructor: Tom Zimmer
In this forging session you will try your hand at chiseling and splitting different stock to create unique styled fire forks We will explore numerous tine and handle options and the forging techniques required to create them. You will come out of class with a fire fork ready for action: hot dogs, marshmallows, or bannock. Techniques covered will build on the fundamentals of hammer control and you will learn to use many aspects of the anvil, including drawing out on the horn.
*The Blacksmithing Overview is a prerequisite for this class.
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Ages of students: 15 and up
Maximum number of students: 3
Cost: $100 (Calypso members); $120 (non-members) (includes all materials). You can become a member when you register by making a donation of any amount for the year.
Location: Calypso Farm and Ecology Center, 4780 Old Nenana Hwy., Fairbanks, AK 99709
To register for this class, please call Calypso Farm at 907-451-0691.