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This page is to allow people to sign up for teaching classes at a symposium or a schola, and similarly to schedule themselves for taking classes. Questions, suggestions, or problems using this tool should be directed to the maintainer, Lord Corwyn Ravenwing, who can be reached at webminister@ekmg.eastkingdom.org.

METALSMITHS SYMPOSIUM 6 CLASSES

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It's too late to sign up on-line to take classes: be sure to come to the Class Coordinator table when you get to the event to see what changes have been made that aren't shown on this page, as well as to sign up for classes.

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Please note:
* More classes will be added Friday night as people arrive and volunteer to teach something.
* If you would like any changes to a class you are scheduled to teach, please contact us and we will correct it as soon as possible.
* Teachers, please consider bringing extra handouts for people who want to take both your course and another that conflicts with it.
* Also, teachers, if your class is scheduled opposite a class you would like to take, please tell us as soon as possible and we'll try to adjust it.
* Anyone can sign up for classes, naturally, but please be aware that teachers will be given scheduling priority for classes they want to take.
* Teachers, if you are NOT signed up for feast, and you plan on doing so, please drop the event planners a note right away so there are no surprises.
* See you there!

Class List section

Class Name Level Teacher Length Limit Cost Location Day/Time
Armour Pattern Drafting     Will Langdon of Greymorne   1   10   1.00   Main Hall 1   Sun  9 AM  
Description: Armour Pattern Drafting: We will discuss various styles of armour and I will help the people draw patterns for the pieces that they would like to make. I will also go over some metalworking techniques and tools used to make various pieces.
Bring with you to class: Bring Poster board or other cardboard, scissors, a ruler, pencils and sharpies to draw patterns.
Bladesmithing   beginner   THL John Michael Thorpe   2+   6   10.00   Forge   Sat 10 AM  
Description: Hands-on bladesmithing. Starting with a bar of steel, finishing with a forged blade (time allowing) Forge a blade to shape, grind it (time and facilities allowing) and heat treat it. Directions will be provided so that you can finish the knife at home
Bring with you to class: safety glasses, work gloves, hammers if you have them
Enameling   beginner   Etain ingen Ruaidri   2   8   2   --   --  
Description: *CANCELLED*
Extant Translations   beginner   Carowyn Silveroak   1-2   no limit   0   Other (meet at feast hall)   Sat 10 PM  
Description: Extant Translations of Period Lapidaries - They're not as crazy as you think!
Bring with you to class: nothing
Figurative Woodcarving   beginner   Anthony Santella   3   5   0   Pavillion 3 / Archery Range   Sat  4:30 PM  
Description: Intro to Figurative Woodcarving: An introduction to wood carving, layout, tools, basic cuts, with an emphasis on the human face and figure. Should offer something for new carvers and those with experience looking to learn more about figurative work.
Bring with you to class: Carving tools, (mallet, chistels) wood if you have them, some available if you don't
Fossils   beginner   Carowyn Silveroak   1   no limit   0   Other (meet at feast hall)   Sat 11 AM  
Description: Fossil Hunting - how to find those fossilized critters!
Bring with you to class: sturdy bag, hammer, chisel if they have them
Glass Beads - Erlandr   beginner   Erlandr Nordenskald   5   8/time   varies   Glass Bead Area   Sat 11 AM  
Description: An open studio for people to work on flameworking technique under supervision. (may take hiatus for guest lecture and continue afterward)
Bring with you to class: goggles, small container for beads, needlenose plyers
Gold Panning   beginner   Carowyn Silveroak   1   no limit   0   Other (meet at feast hall)   Sat 10 AM  
Description: Intro to Gold Panning
Bring with you to class: nothing
Guest Lecture:Smelting Bellows     **Guest Lecturer**   2.5       Main Hall 1   Sat  1 PM  
Description: Bellows for Forgework and Smelting -- Last fall the Medieval Studies Center at Penn State sponsored an experimental iron smelt but used modern technology (i.e., a Shop-Vac) as a blower. The goal of this hands-on workshop is to construct realistic medieva
Intro to Glass Beads - Aine   beginner   Lady Aine ingen ui Aengusa   2   none   2.00   Glass Bead Area   Sat  4:30 PM  
Description: TBA
Bring with you to class: TBA
Jewelry Soldering   beginner   THL John Michael Thorpe   1     no   Pavillion 1   Sat  5:30 PM  
Description: Introduction to Jewelry soldering on gold, silver and brass/copper
Bring with you to class: open mind
Knife Forging   beginner   THL John Michael Thorpe   1-2       Forge   Sat  3:30 PM  
Description: basic knife forging and construction
Bring with you to class: safety glasses
Lets Get Small   intermediate   Grimbold   1.5   10   5   Pavillion 2   Sat 10 AM  
Description: Let's Get Small- Making and modifying jewelry-scale tooling with just torch and grinder, Demo/hands-on
Bring with you to class: safety glasses, torch, hand tools to modify
Medieval Locks   beginner   Will Langdon of Greymorne   1   15   0.50   Pavillion 1   Sat 10 AM  
Description: Making a medieval Lock: I will go over the parts of a lock and its workings. We will discuss the tools and skills required to make locks and I will show its assemble.
Bring with you to class: none
More on Waxwork   intermediate   Grimbold   <1       Pavillion 2   Sat  3:30 PM  
Description: More on Waxwork- modern waxes, production techniques, welding, making wax tools, spruing
Pearl Knotting   beginner   The Hair Stick Landy   2   10   5   Main Hall 1   Sat  3:30 PM  
Description: Basic pearl knotting.
Bring with you to class: Their hands
Pewter Buttons   intermediate   Master Thorsten   2   8   3   Pavillion 3 / Archery Range   Sat 10 AM  
Description: 14th century pewter buttons. The latest close-fitting fashions require fasteners beyond the simple brooch. Learn how to make "boutons" the latest fashion accessory from the Germanic lands!
Bring with you to class: Will provide nessessary equip
Sand Casting   beginner   Hengist Gromhydig the Saexon   2   20   15   Pavillion 1   Sat  3:30 PM  
Description: Beginners Sand Casting
Bring with you to class: None
Scribal Toolbox Unlocked   beginner   Alicia Langland   5       Main Hall 2
Main Hall 2  
Sat 10 AM
Sat  3:30 PM  
Description: Mistress Alicia Langland's (Scribal) Toolbox Unlock'd: Ever wondered secrets lurk in the bottom of a Laurel's toolbox? See for yourself -- even stop and play for a bit, if you like! Experiment with various nibs, inks, quills, and paints -- oh my!
Bring with you to class: materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you have favorites!
Sharpening     Master Bedwyr Danwyn, OL, OP   1   no limit   none   Pavillion 1   Sat 11 AM  
Description: "Sharpen your wits; sharpen your knives" This class explains the science and demonstrates the methods to sharpen knives, razors, scissors, swords, etc.
Bring with you to class: None

Class Schedule section

FRIDAY OCT 19th

  2 PM 3 PM 4 PM 5 PM 6 PM 7 PM 8 PM 9 PM 10 PM
Pavillion 1                  
Pavillion 2                  
Pavillion 3 / Archery Range                  
Glass Bead Area             Open Torch
Main Hall 1 (setup)   Dinner        
Main Hall 2                  
Forge                  
Other (meet at feast hall)                  
                   
                   

SATURDAY OCT 20th

  8 AM 9 AM 10 AM 11 AM 12 N 1 PM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM 4:30 PM 5:30 PM 6:30 PM 7 PM After Feast 10 PM 11 PM 12 M
Pavillion 1     Medieval Locks Sharpening       Sand Casting Jewelry Soldering wind down classes and clean up F
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Schmooze, Library, Tuit area, etc. ...      
Pavillion 2     Lets Get Small       More on Waxwork        
Pavillion 3 / Archery Range     Pewter Buttons         Figurative Woodcarving      
Glass Bead Area       Glass Beads - Erlandr (class may continue at teacher’s discretion) Intro to Glass Beads - Aine      
Main Hall 1         Lunch Guest Lecture:Smelting Bellows Pearl Knotting        
Main Hall 2     Scribal Toolbox Unlocked       Scribal Toolbox Unlocked      
Forge     Bladesmithing       Knife Forging          
Other (meet at feast hall)     Gold Panning Fossils             Extant Translations  
                           
                           

SUNDAY OCT 21th

  9 AM 10 AM 11 AM
Pavillion 1      
Pavillion 2      
Pavillion 3 / Archery Range      
Glass Bead Area      
Main Hall 1 Armour Pattern Drafting    
Main Hall 2      
Forge      
Other (meet at feast hall)