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Forging and Toolmaking - Intermediate

ID : 5919   
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This intermediate-level workshop builds on the introductory class by emphasizing more advanced stages of manipulating metal for art forms and tools, rather than fire making. Participants should have previous experience creating a coal forge fire and manipulating hot steel with hammer and anvil. In addition to hand-forming exercises, students will be offered the opportunity to use a power hammer after various techniques are demonstrated. Students will also discuss aesthetic possibilities and design elements such as texture, form and how to achieve various shapes. 

Prerequisite: Students must have taken Vern’s “Introduction to Forging & Toolmaking” class. 

This class is limited to 4 students—enroll early! Class will be held at the instructor’s forging studio. Students will receive a map upon registration and must sign a liability waiver before class begins. This is an off-site location, portable restrooms will be available for students. 

Class Details

2 Sessions
Weekly - Sat, Sun

Location
Off Campus

Instructor
Vern Caron 

 

Notice

Please read:  Directions to Vern Caron’s studio: 971 38th Ave., Santa Cruz From San Jose/Santa Cruz Hwy. 1 (South) — Exit onto 41st Ave. Turn right. Proceed to the fourth stoplight; turn right onto Capitola Rd. Immediately get into your left-hand turning lane, prepare to turn left onto 38th Ave. Proceed along 38th until you reach 971 38th Ave. Note: you will go through one stop sign and over some railroad tracks, soon after the tracks, look for a blue house on your right. From Monterey Hwy. 1 (North) — Exit onto 41st Ave. Turn left. Proceed to the fifth stoplight; turn right onto Capitola Rd. Immediately get into your left-hand turning lane, prepare to turn left onto 38th Ave. Proceed along 38th until you reach 971 38th Ave. Note: you will go through one stop sign and over some railroad tracks, soon after the tracks, look for a blue house on your right. Please go to: http://www.cabrillo.edu/services/extension/resources-forging-toolmaking.html for the required waiver form and map to the studio.

Fee: 

$425.00

Materials Fee:

 $20.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/14/2018 - 4/15/2018 Weekly -Sun, Sat 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Off Campus, Off Campus  Map, Room: Santa Cruz Studio Vern Caron 

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Forging and Toolmaking - Intermediate
ID: 5921

02/24/18 - 02/25/18
Weekly - Sat, Sun
2 sessions.

Location
Off Campus

Instructor
Vern Caron