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Kids: Forging With Fire

October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 (9:00-noon) with Brian Fuhrmann

Ages 13 to 17
Level of Instruction
Ages 13-17.
  • $65.00 Members
  • $65.00 Non-members

In this class you will learn basic forging theory, shop safety, and proper use of tools prior to starting up the forges. Once in the shop each of you will use the forging equipment, including forges, anvils, hammers, and tongs to forge your own key rack or coat hook. You will come away knowing how to taper, bend, rivet, and make scrolls. The class will be tailored to different ages and individual skills. Propane and materials fees are included in the registration fee.

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About the Instructor

Brian Fuhrmann is a graduate of Missouri University of Science & Technology where he earned a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. After working in industry for 13 years, he traded in the office chair for a tool belt in order to work with his hands and utilize his creativity. He takes every opportunity to learn more about forging theory and practice with his home-built forge. Brian currently resides in Decorah, where he does home remodeling and competes in bicycle racing.