Wayne Apgar

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Wayne Apgar started blacksmithing in 1997. An avid student and admirer of Dr. Bob Becker, Apgar has continued to learn different techniques and skills every year. Wayne has attended many years of instruction at Touchstone Center for the Crafts, and began teaching there in 2008. Wayne is a member of ABANA, SOFA, and MASA. “Through the formal training I received and the commission of several hundred pieces, I am able to forge most anything small to large.

Workshops

Beyond the Basics of Blacksmithing

Take your basic knowledge of blacksmithing to the next level. Delve into several different projects designed to hone your skills based on your own interests, such as basic tool making […]

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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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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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Beginning Blacksmithing

This workshop runs Monday-Tuesday Learn to forge metal with a hammer and anvil while gaining basic working skills of blacksmithing tools and techniques. Topics covered will include; coal forge maintenance, […]

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