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Blacksmithing Workshop with Jim Kearney

July 26

Learn the basics of blacksmithing at the Boothbay Railway Village forge with Jim Kearney. Both a morning beginner workshop and an afternoon intermediate workshop are available! Intermediate students should have some prior blacksmithing experience.

Beginner 9am-12pm

Intermediate 1pm-4pm

Jim Kearney has been blacksmithing since 1976.  He has studied smithing in Ireland and Germany. Jim has forged everything from rigging hardware for sailing vessels to fine architectural hardware. His work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. and in galleries across the country.

Fee: $90 BRV Members, $95 non-members.  Limit of two students per class. Students required to wear safety glasses.  Leather work gloves optional. Register in advance online or call 207-633-4727. Please be sure to indicate your desired date and time in the comments field when registering.

 

Custom timeslots are also available for private lessons! If you would like to sign up for a series of progressive blacksmithing lessons, please email rori@railwayvillage.org for information.

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July 26