The follow are upcoming events where Roy Adams of Christ Centered Ironworks will be attending or teaching:
*APRIL 3, 2020- FORGING LIVESTREAM
This livestream will take place APRIL 3, 2020 from 5pm to 7pm eastern. Roy will be forging a project (TBA). Livestream will take place on youtube at this link.
*CANCELED* APRIL 30- MAY 3, 2020- OZARK CONFERENCE
*EVENT WAS CANCELED, PENDING RESCHEDULING* Roy will be demonstrating for the Blacksmith Association of Missouri during these days. Conference events include activities such as demonstrations, forging competitions, an auction, a raffle, potlucks, and more. Visit their website for more details here.
*MAY 30 & 31, 2020- BLACKSMITHING 101
This entry level class is taught by Roy Adams of Christ Centered Ironworks. During this class, you will learn the fundamentals of forging including the basic hammer blows used in blacksmithing. You will also learn forging operations such as tapering, twisting, punching, upsetting, bending, cutting and spreading metal. Class will take place in Goshen, Ohio. Flyer is here for this class.
*JUNE 27 & 28, 2020- SCROLLS & TOOLING
During this weekend blacksmithing class, we are going to deep dive into scrollwork. Possible scroll ends to be covered include: ribbon end, snub end, half penny, bean end, rosette end and spade end. We will also forge tooling that will assist us in our scroll making endeavors. We will discuss various types of scroll jigs. The focus of this class is to get students proficient at making scrolls. Class will take place in Goshen, Ohio. Flyer is here.
*AUGUST 29 & 30, 2020- FORGED FLORAL FORMS
This class will focus on expressive forging to create floral forms. There is no precise equation to create a perfect forged botanical… that is where experimentation comes in. Roy will share techniques for creating several petal and leaf types as well as texturing techniques. Students will have the opportunity to have guided experimentation as they create floral forms from their own imagination. Class location is Goshen, Ohio. Class flyer is found here.
*NOVEMBER 28-29, 2020- FORGED STOCKING STUFFERS
This holiday themed blacksmithing class taught by Roy Adams of Christ Centered Ironworks will focus on forging Christmas gifts. Possible projects to be covered include ornaments, napkin holders, hooks, and such. Projects will be different than the ones from the previous year. Students can expect to complete several beginner level presents during the class. Class is located in Goshen, Ohio and the flyer is here.