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Forging Axes

Presented by Red Mountain Makers at Red Mountain Makers - HWP, Birmingham AL

Dec 17 2022
Forging Axes

In this class, students will learn how to take one metal object and transform it into another in a case of extreme transformation.

Students will take old hammers consisting of tool steel and transform the striking surface into an axe. Students will also be introduced to drifting dies designed to widen the eye for proper fitting to an axe handle. From here students will learn how to shape and refine the blade using the grinder and finally finish it off with a fair amount of sanding before polishing. The final task is the heat treatment to temper the blade to withstand heavy blows. This will involve normalization, oil

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Contact: 2055884077

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 17, 2022 at 09:00 am (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Red Mountain Makers - HWP

810 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203

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Access from 5th Ave. N.

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