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October 2018

Basic Knifemaking

October 29

Basic Knifemaking

In this class, students will gorge, grind, heat treat and handle a basic fixed blade knife. If time allows they will have the chance to create more than one blade. This is a great introduction to the art of bladesmithing; perfect for those wanting to get started or increase their skillset. Instructor: Matthew Shirey

 

Cost: $225

Location: 3300 building

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24100       Mon 11/5 – 12/10         3-6 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 10/29

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Forging Axes

October 29

In this class each student will forge a Kentucky style belt axe. If time allows students will then have the opportunity to try multiple axes of different styles. Instructor: Matthew Shirey

 

Cost: $225

Location: 3300 building

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24102    Mon 11/5 – 12/10         6-9 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 10/29

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Basic Blacksmithing

October 31

Basic Blacksmithing

In this introductory level beginner course students will focus on controlling the fire and establishing good forging habits as they work to gain familiarity with a variety of basic forging techniques. No experience required. Instructor: Matthew Shirey

 

Cost: $225

Location: 3300 building

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24092      Wed 11/7 – 12/12        3-6 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 10/31

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November 2018

Forging Tools for Woodworkers

November 2

Forging Tools for Woodworkers

Few things are as satisfying as forging a practical tool to use in the woodshop. In this class, students will be introduced to the basics of forging and heat treating. As an introductory project each student will forge a marking knife from a piece of high carbon steel and heat treat it. After that each student will choose one or more projects such as an axe, froe, chisel or drawknife to complete. Instructor: Matthew Shirey

 

Cost: $225

Location: 3300 building

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24106    Fri 11/9 – 12/14            1-4p.m.

Registration Deadline: 11/2

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Forging Jewelry

November 2

Forging Jewelry

Students will use iron and traditional forging techniques to create one or more pieces of jewelry. This course is great for beginners to gain familiarity with the basics of jewelry making at the forge. Instructor: Matthew Shirey

 

Cost: $225

Location: 3300 building

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24104    Fri 11/9 – 12/21           9 a.m.-12 p.m

Registration Deadline: 11/2

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January 2019

Beginning Jewelry Fabrication

January 3, 2019

In this 10-week course students will acquire working knowledge of jewelry and fabrication skills. Students will design and fabricate pieces in the studio and examine contemporary trends in jewelry and metalsmithing.The course will cover techniques commonly used in jewelry and metalsmithing, sawing, piercing, soldering, basic stone setting, forming, and finishing are explored through the creation of individual projects. Instructor: Alicia O’Dell

 

Cost: $285

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7231

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24141    Th 1/10/19 – 3/14/19   6-9p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/3/19

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Put a Ring on It: Intermediate Jewelry Fabrication

January 4, 2019

In this 10-week course students will explore intermediate jewelry and fabrication skills through ring design. This course will focus solely on ring fabrication with 7 unique projects designed to build skill and design knowledge. Basic metalsmithing skills required. Instructor: Alicia O’Dell

Cost: $250

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7231

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24139    Fri 1/11/19 – 3/15/19    6-9p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/4/19

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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March 2019

Put a Ring on It: Intermediate Jewelry Fabrication

March 29, 2019

In this 10-week course students will explore intermediate jewelry and fabrication skills through ring design. This course will focus solely on ring fabrication with 7 unique projects designed to build skill and design knowledge. Basic metalsmithing skills required. Instructor: Alicia O’Dell

 

Cost: $250

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7231

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24140    Fri 4/5/19 – 6/7/19     6-9p.m.

Registration Deadline: 3/29/19

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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June 2019

Beginning Jewelry Fabrication

June 10, 2019

In this 10-week course students will acquire working knowledge of jewelry and fabrication skills. Students will design and fabricate pieces in the studio and examine contemporary trends in jewelry and metalsmithing. The course will cover techniques commonly used in jewelry and metalsmithing, sawing, piercing, soldering, basic stone setting, forming, and finishing are explored through the creation of individual projects. Instructor: Alicia O’Dell

 

Cost: $285

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7231

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24142    Th 6/17/19 – 8/19/19   6-9p.m.

Registration Deadline: 6/10/19

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