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

Beginning Blacksmithing

This workshop will cover how to start a coal fire, learn basic hammer control, and basic blacksmithing techniques. We will also cover safety in the blacksmith shop and learn about […]

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Dark wooden beams surround a painted white wall with numerous forged metal sample pieces are hanging.

Beginning Blacksmithing

This workshop will cover how to start a coal fire, learn basic hammer control, and basic blacksmithing techniques. We will also cover safety in the blacksmith shop and learn about […]

Learn More