Tongs, Tongs, Tongs with Anna Koplik

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Come learn the process of forging your own blacksmith tongs. Just like the hammer and anvil, tongs are a fundamental tool for blacksmithing, and the ability to forge your own is a valuable skill for any smith to have. Throughout the workshop we will go over the geometry and forging techniques to create your own functional tongs to add to your own tool collection. Advanced Beginner to Intermediate

Tuition: $335 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $70
Registration Fee: $30*
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Anna Koplik attended Pratt Institute for a BFA in Jewelry and has worked at Peters Valley School of Craft, Atlas Forge, Touchstone Center for Crafts, Spirit Ironworks, Inc., and Center for Metal Arts. She has also taught blacksmithing at a variety of craft schools and is currently traveling and working as a teacher and blacksmith. Anna has a passion for educating and showing beginner smiths the many different possibilities blacksmithing has to offer. Her personal work focuses mainly on tool and utensil making, and combining functionality with a refined, delicate aesthetic.

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