VIKING LOCK MAKING

Dan Caldwell

$345.00
The padlock was important to the Vikings to help protect valuables and plunder. In this class learn how to make a 10th century style Viking lock and key. You will learn the historical techniques of forging and fine finishing steel to produce a lock. We will be forging the first 2 days, then working with files, chisels, saws as well as hammers, using the same process as the Vikings would have used. Note: class is limited to 4 students.
Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Basic Iron forging and iron forging continuing blacksmithing or instructors consent. This class requires good hand, arm and shoulder strength. You will be standing for long periods so good leg mobility is required. Bring to class: Safety Glasses, All leather gloves, leather shoes or work boots, cotton, shirt and jeans, (no synthetics). Optional leather apron.

Location: Jewelry Studio
Days: Fridays and Saturdays: Jan. 8, 9, 15, 16; 10am - 5pm ;
Class ID: 221141340
Class Price: $320
Member Price: $295(check your e-newsletter for member discount code)
Materials Fee: $25
Regular price $345.00
The padlock was important to the Vikings to help protect valuables and plunder. In this class learn how to make a 10th century style Viking lock and key. You will learn the historical techniques of forging and fine finishing steel to produce a lock. We will be forging the first 2 days, then working with files, chisels, saws as well as hammers, using the same process as the Vikings would have used. Note: class is limited to 4 students.
Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Basic Iron forging and iron forging continuing blacksmithing or instructors consent. This class requires good hand, arm and shoulder strength. You will be standing for long periods so good leg mobility is required. Bring to class: Safety Glasses, All leather gloves, leather shoes or work boots, cotton, shirt and jeans, (no synthetics). Optional leather apron.

Location: Jewelry Studio
Days: Fridays and Saturdays: Jan. 8, 9, 15, 16; 10am - 5pm ;
Class ID: 221141340
Class Price: $320
Member Price: $295(check your e-newsletter for member discount code)
Materials Fee: $25