Project Class - Iron age eating tools

Project Class - Iron age eating tools


Class Description: Iron age eating tools

Date: TBD

Time: 4 PM – 8 PM

Location: McMurry School Of Iron Arts (in the McMurry Blacksmith Shop, Roberts, ID)

Welcome to the fascinating world of "Iron Age Eating Tools"! In this immersive class, you'll journey back in time to the Iron Age and discover the art of crafting eating utensils using traditional blacksmithing techniques. Prepare to delve into history, learn ancient skills, and create unique tools that harken back to a bygone era.

Throughout this hands-on workshop, you'll explore the craftsmanship and ingenuity of Iron Age societies as you learn to forge eating tools. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process, teaching you the techniques used by ancient blacksmiths to shape iron into functional and aesthetically pleasing utensils. Whether you're new to blacksmithing or a seasoned practitioner, this class welcomes participants of all skill levels.

The "Iron Age Eating Tools" class allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history of culinary practices and dining customs. Drawing inspiration from archaeological discoveries and historical records, you'll learn to recreate eating tools that were essential in ancient cultures. From spoons and forks to specialized utensils, you'll have the opportunity to craft tools that reflect the unique aesthetics and functional requirements of the Iron Age.

Using a fully equipped blacksmithing forge, you'll have access to the tools and materials necessary to bring your creations to life. Our instructors will provide demonstrations, individualized guidance, and technical assistance, ensuring that you gain a deep understanding of the forging process. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to engage with fellow participants, share insights, and foster a supportive and collaborative learning environment.

By the end of the "Iron Age Eating Tools" class, you'll have a collection of handcrafted utensils that showcase your craftsmanship and historical appreciation. These functional and historically-inspired tools can be used for special occasions, reenactments, or simply as unique conversation pieces in your home. Through your creations, you'll gain a deeper connection to the past and an appreciation for the skills and resourcefulness of Iron Age civilizations.

Join us in the world of "Iron Age Eating Tools" and embark on a journey through time, as you uncover the secrets of ancient blacksmithing and discover the art of forging utensils from the Iron Age. Get ready to forge a link between past and present as you craft tools that connect you to our shared culinary heritage.


Prerequisites: NONE. This is a standalone class suitable for all skill levels.

Note: Classes are released early to Members for two full weeks before they are offered to the general public.

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