The Sun Foundation for the Arts and Sciences and the Illinois Valley Blacksmithing Association will hold their 16th annual fall Blacksmithing Workshops in Peoria, Illinois beginning September 9. Instructors will be Gary Jameson, John Simmons, Dave Kervin, Steve Parker, John Smith, and Michael Brown, all members of the Illinois Valley Blacksmith Association. Classes of varying difficulty are being offered. Workshops include:
Beginning Blacksmithing Basic Knife Forging Introduction to Sheet Metal Work Advanced Sheet Metal Tong Forging
Openings are still available at this time.
For more information or a flyer and registration form, check out:
Michael Brown Blacksmithing Workshops Coordinator Sun Foundation for the Arts and Sciences/ Illinois Valley Blacksmithing Association email: michaelbrown AT bwsys.net