2 hour class
On This Course You Will Learn: The basic techniques used to transform sheet copper into hollow forms.
You will learn how to anneal copper so it becomes soft and maleable. We will work with hammers, stakes, anvils and other improvised tools and look at the hammer techniques needed to make a hollow form such as a bowl.
What will I make on the course? At the end of the course you will go home with a hand hammered bowl. There will be time for you to decorate the bowl to your own design. You will go home with the knowledge…
Who is the course suitable for? The course is suitable for complete beginners who have never tried coppersmithing before. You might enjoy this course if you've been on our Blacksmithing Taster course and want to develop your knowledge of metalworking.
What is included? All materials are included in the…
The Urban Crafts Foundation is a social enterprise based in Essex. From their forge at Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning they deliver blacksmithing classes at an affordable cost to young people facing difficult life challenges that might stem from health or social issues. They want to help people within the community flourish by offering a creative program of education in a nurturing environment, that is characterised by physically engaging, meaningful work. When mainstream schooling isn’t working they want to step in and help students gain skills, qualifications and confidence that will help them transition into a life of…
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