American Tinsmithing Basics with Art Thorman

American Tinsmithing Basics with Art Thorman (1)
When: Today - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: Tuition $110. Member Tuition $90. Materials fee $10. 

Learn basic 19th Century American tinsmithing from a master tinsmith. This class will introduce you to and teach you about all the tools, forming stakes, swedges and hand-operated machines used in a well-equipped 19th-Century tin shop. You will be shown how to do basic layout work, cutting, forming, assembly and soldering. Complete both a finger candle stick and a wall sconce by the end of class. You will be amazed at what you've accomplished.

Note:  Students must be 14 years of age or older.


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