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      Bladesmithing Fundamentals with Josh Swalec 11.2.19 in Worcester

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      November 2, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM

      243 Stafford Street
      Worcester, Massachusetts 01603

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      Bladesmithing Fundamentals with Josh Swalec 11.2.19

      In this class, students will learn how to use forge and anvil to bring knives to shape. forging techniques, steel selection, rough grinding, and the rudiments of heat treating shall be covered. This will be a foundational class for students who want to learn more about doing knife handles, finishing, and heat treating. Students may take this class again to continue refining their blades, too. Minimum Enrollment: 2  //  Maximum Enrollment: 5Class Cost:  $164 WorcShop Members //  $195 Non-Members Ticket sales END: 10/29/19  @  11:30 PM  Requirements include:Appropriate shop attireNonflammable clothing, esp cotton or natural fibersClosed-toed shoes, boots preferredHair tied back, jewelry stowedEarplugs recommendedHOW TO FIND US! Turn in at the Blue Hive parking lot (233 Stafford St.) drive to the back of the lot and turn right to go behind the building. There will be a large garage door. The entrance to the WorcShop is the door on the right with the blue awning.FAQs ( What if my class doesn't make min enrollment?If the class does not reach minimum enrollment, by the date specified in listing (normally 3-7 days prior to the event) it will be canceled. Students will have the option of transferring their ticket to another class or receiving a refund. (Members can pay an additional 50% of the ticket price to take class privately, Non-Members can purchase a second ticket.)Please provide us with BOTH a contact number & email to ensure you are properly notified of course changes. What's the refund policy?Please provide us with BOTH a contact number & email to ensure you are properly notified of course changes.If you cannot make it to class and request a refund no later than 14 days prior, you will be refunded your entire ticket price.If you request a refund, 3 - 13 days prior to class & your seat is filled by another student you will be refunded 90% of your ticket price.If the seat remains vacant you will only be refunded 50% of your ticket price.If you request a refund less than 3 days prior to the event The WorcShop reserves the right to retain the ticket price in full.If you do not attend, for any reason, The WorcShop retains the ticket price in full. You may take the class at a later scheduled date for 50% off the ticket price (this fee goes entirely to our instructors, to compensate them in full for their time.) Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?Classes are open to individuals 18+. Children are welcome to take most intro level WorcShop classes alongside a parent or legal guardian; with a signed waiver. A ticket must be purchased for each person present. No more than 2 children are allowed per adult. If you have any questions about whether a particular class will be suitable for your child please email Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?No, just provide your name upon arrival.

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