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Certification Program

Purpose:

To further support the learning process and skill level of the membership

(New) Introductory Class $50

Skills Learned Small Project of Instructors choice
Personal Safety & Equipment
Basic Tool Requirements
Fire Building
Simple Forging

Beginner $100

SkillsSkills Learned Project Required (5 each)
Safety S Hook
Fire Management Drive Hook
Hammer Control Penny Hook
Hand Tool Knowledge Gate Hook
With an Eye and a Twist
With staples
Drawing Cheese Slicer
Upsetting
Bending
Twisting
Cutting
Chop Saw
Grinders
Drill press
General Forging

Novice $125

Skills Learned Project Required (1 each)
Punching Center Punch
Drifting Splitting Punch
Simple Forge Welds Round Punch
Splitting Square Punch
All made with S7 provided by the guild
Flesh fork 12" long
Small item with a leaf
3 Chain Links
2" wide X 3" long made from
3/8ths round stock

Intermediate $150

Skills Learned Project Required
Forge Welds: 3 Pairs of Tongs:
L Weld Flat Tongs
Birdsmouth Weld Hollow Bit Tongs
Thin Stock Weld Box Jaw Tongs
Scroll Project
Simple Scrolls Trivet or similar
Must have Drawing
Basic Heat Treating Kitchen Utility Rack of Your Design
Must have :
Rack
Fork
Spoon
Ladle
Spatula
All Tools the same Design and Length
Must have Materials List and Drawing

Advanced

Skills Learned Project Required
Tool Making Forge Knife or Carpenters Tool
Heat treating Large Project of Your Choice:
Collars Must have Scrolls Incorporated
Baskets All Joints must be Traditional
Braids Must have Material List and Drawing
Approved by Instructor prior to Beginning

Due to liability risk all people who attend classes must be members of TBG.

Please fill out the form and put the class you need in the comment box. Remember you must be a member to take classes. You will receive a confirmation in a day or so. Thanks

To participate in the following classes you must be at least begginner certified by the start of the class!!!!!!!!!!!!

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