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An image of someone forging metal on an anvil
Age Requirement : 18+ Years of Age

Instructor: ken cotrona

Tags: metalworking

In this red-hot workshop, discover the wonders of induction forging by creating a custom BBQ fork or a magic wand. Under the guiding hands of our expert, you'll unlock the secrets of shaping steel with an induction forge, basic hammer techniques, and a touch of wizardry. No experience is neededā€”just bring your enthusiasm and a desire to transform steel into something magical.


Workshop Highlights:

Hands-On Magic: Dive into the world of steel manipulation, where you'll cut, twist, taper, bend, and even perform a bit of steel wizardry to create your own masterpiece. Choose between crafting a wizard wand or a BBQ fork of your design.

Steel Whisperer Expertise: Our instructor will reveal the mesmerizing science behind induction heating while guiding you through the art of steel manipulation. It's a workshop that's as educational as it is enchanting!

Materials and Inspiration: All the necessary materials and reference images will be provided. Let your creativity flow as you embark on a steel-transforming adventure.

Class Details:

Limited to 4 Participants: An intimate group ensures personalized attention.

No Experience Needed: Whether you're a seasoned blacksmith or a complete novice, this workshop is tailored for everyone keen on a bit of steel sorcery.

What's Provided:

  • All theĀ materials for forging, including steel pieces and tools.
  • Reference images to spark your creative flames.
  • Expert instruction and assistance throughout theprocess.

Must Bring:

  • Closed Toe Shoes: For protection against sparks and metal flakes.
  • Long Pants: Choose jeans or working pants; nothing too tight, though. Let your legs breathe while you work the knives.
  • Shirt: Opt for breathable fabric (no synthetics). Things will heat up as you wield your steelmagic!
When
Saturday June 29th, 2024 from 12:00 PM to  4:00 PM
Location
MakeHaven
770 Chapel Street
New Haven, 06510
United States
Workshop Ticket Fee
Standard Public Ticket $121.00
Partnership Members (Creative Arts Workshop, other maker space) $109.00
MakeHaven Members $103.00

Need Based Workshop Price Adjustment

MakeHaven offers a price reduction for individuals who are below a threshold income level.
You can apply at: Workshop Price Reduction Request.

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Accessibility

Our facilities undergo periodic reviews to maximize ADA compliance. We offer accessible bathrooms, elevators, and wide walkways. In tool usage, we aim for universal access and work individually to adapt tools for safe usage as necessary. If you anticipate needing an adaptation to participate in this event or have further questions, please contact us at events@makehaven.org.