october, 2019

fri25oct(oct 25)9:00 amsat26(oct 26)5:00 pmForging Fundamentals ClassOctober 25-26, 2019 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM9:00 am - 5:00 pm (26) Westby-Torgerson Education Center by Vesterheim, 502 West Water Street, Decorah, Iowa Event Organized By: Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum Age Range:AdultCost:Cost/Fee Registration Deadline (if applicable): October 23, 2019

Event Details

In this introductory class you will learn many techniques to fabricate your own key rack with the use of a gas forge and anvil. You will learn to taper, bend, rivet, and scroll. You will also make your own heat-treated tools for punching holes and embossing. The goal of this class is to develop an understanding of forging safety, techniques, and terminology useful for tackling more advanced projects.

October 25-26, 2019 with instructor Brian Fuhrmann

A 50% discount is available (on a standby basis) for Winneshiek County residents.


25 (Friday) 9:00 am - 26 (Saturday) 5:00 pm


Westby-Torgerson Education Center by Vesterheim

502 West Water Street, Decorah, Iowa

Registration Deadline (if applicable)

October 23, 2019


Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museuminfo@vesterheim.org