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AFS: Blacksmithing—Mortise & Tenon Construction with Dick Sargent
August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 8 @ 4:00 pm$560.00
9am-4pm. Tuition $560. Member Tuition $480. Materials fee $100.
This class will focus on the proper making of mortise and tenon joinery for gate and railing construction. You’ll make the tooling, punches, drifts, monkey tools, and more. Special tools used by professional smiths to increase consistency of dimension will be shown and made. The secret of forging angled tenons easily and accurately will also be taught.
***NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student’s safety***