Blacksmithing with Woody Harman Andrew Carroll June 14, 2016 Woody Harman will be teaching a craft class in Blacksmithing during Week 1, July 5-10, 2015. Week 1 is also Cajun/Creole Week and Early Country Music Week. Blacksmithing is the age-old art of smithing black iron into beautiful and functional items with traditional tools. Students will learn to draw, upset, split, twist and shape iron into ornate functional items such as nails, hooks, fireplace tools, candle holders, letter openers, eating utensils and hinges. (All Levels) David “Woody” Harman is a self-taught Artist Blacksmith. He has been smithing for over 30 years with a coal forge. Woody is a member of ABANA (Artist Blacksmith Association of North America), Appalachian Blacksmiths Association and a founding member of the PCACo-op (Pocahontas County Artisan Co-op). He enjoys researching blacksmithing books and has attended various blacksmithing hammer-ins and events. Trail riding in the wilderness areas of West Virginia is a passion along with canoeing, kayaking, gardening and updating his shop with new and used tools. Woody’s artwork can be found at the 4th Avenue Gallery in Marlinton, WV, the Shop at Leatherbark Ford in Cass, WV and at Tamarack in Beckley, WV. Register today to reserve your space, visit http://augustaheritagecenter.org/, click “REGISTER,” and select craft & folklore for the week of your class. More information is available at https://augustaheritagecenter.org/augusta-schedule/craft/. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.