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Save $20.00 with a Spruill Center for the Arts Membership - New and Renewal

Course Number: 234SCBS120

Dates: Thursday, September 28 - November 16, 2023
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Meets: Th from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM , 8 sessions

Fee: $325.00

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This course ended on November 16, 2023

This structured class is project based, and covers all the basics you need to develop a foundation in blacksmithing. Topics include building and maintaining a forge fire, and tool skills such as forging tapers, twisting, splitting, punching, and riveting steel. As the class progresses, each of these skills will be applied to specific step-by-step projects including tool making, wall hooks, leaf finials, and more. The class is great for beginners as well as experienced smiths looking to fine tune their skills. Class size is limited to 6 students.

Students should wear comfortable, natural fiber (cotton) clothes they don't mind getting dirty, closed toed shoes, and bring safety glasses.

A materials fee of $35 is PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the first class.

Fee: $325.00

Save $20.00 with a Spruill Center for the Arts Membership - New and Renewal

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Non-member$ 285.00
Optional FeeDonation$ 1.00
Mandatory FeeMetal Sculpture Lab Fee$ 40.00

Mike Romeo

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Mike's Classes

Mike Moved to Dunwoody from Livermore, CA in 2000 and has raised 3 boys while volunteering within many organizations the boys have participated in.

While dealing with an empty nest, Mike took up blacksmithing as a hobby and has completed classes at both Spruill and privately. Mike has been a volunteer Assistant Instructor for the renowned John Scroggin (Burning J Forge) series of classes at Spruill and the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC.

Date Day Time Location
09/28/2023Thursday6:30 PM to 9 PM Tom's Studio
10/05/2023Thursday6:30 PM to 9 PM Tom's Studio
10/12/2023Thursday6:30 PM to 9 PM Tom's Studio
10/19/2023Thursday6:30 PM to 9 PM Tom's Studio
10/26/2023Thursday6:30 PM to 9 PM Tom's Studio
11/02/2023Thursday6:30 PM to 9 PM Tom's Studio
11/09/2023Thursday6:30 PM to 9 PM Tom's Studio
11/16/2023Thursday6:30 PM to 9 PM Tom's Studio


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