Dan O’Sullivan

Dan O'Sullivan

Dan O’Sullivan took a beginner blacksmithing class at Peters Valley in 1990. He has a BFA from Parsons School of Design. He attended the International College of French Wrought Ironwork in Muizon, France. He worked for many years with a high profile European Architectural Metalworking Company. He taught Blacksmithing at a two year trade school program in Ireland. Dan is now a Union Ironworker, Certified welding inspector and Educator, and pleased to be able to pass on some of what he has learned here at Peters Valley where he got his start.

 

Workshops

Blacksmithing for Teens

Ages 13-17 Students will be introduced to basic blacksmithing techniques such as tapering, twisting, hot cutting, splitting, upsetting and bending through practical project work like hooks and BBQ/ grill tools. […]

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Blacksmithing for Teens

Jump into  the amazing world of blacksmithing. You will learn basic techniques from tapers to scrolls, bending, forming, hot punching and drifting, hot cutting, basics of tool usage and selection […]

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