Decorative Ironwork: The Art of the Candle Holder
Decorative and functional ironwork has a long history throughout the North Country. Hinges, gates, fireplace tools, or even the humble candlestick: the most ordinary of objects becomes a striking work of art. In this class, students will create their own unique candle holder or sconce. The course will cover topics including safety in the shop, forging pipe, fullering, punching holes, splitting, riveting, decorative chasing/scrolling, and forge braising. This course will be very vigorous and physical; although not required, students are encouraged to enroll in the 1-day course “Introduction to the Forge” prior to this experience.
Includes materials fee of $55.00
You will need the following tools for this class:
- leather gloves
- cotton shirts (no nylon clothing)
- leather shoes
- clothing comfortable to be outdoors
- preferred safety glasses and hearing protection (North House provides)
- work apron
Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.