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Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop


Join Australian Champion Blacksmith Terry Drennan for a lesson in the custom built blacksmithing shop. Learn techniques such as drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, forge welding and riveting, barley twisting.

Once you have completed the blacksmithing advanced, you are eligible to participate in their project workshops. Join them for a weekend to extend your blacksmithing skills even further and create a knife or hatchet.

Bookings are essential: Cost includes tuition, materials and meals.


Event Dates
2020
      5th Dec
      6th Dec


27 Lindsay Street
East Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

Bridle Making Workshop


Join Churchill Fellow Bob Edwards, who has been a local saddler for over 50 years for this two day workshop in creating your own leather bridle. At the end of the weekend, you will have completed your own custom piece.

Bookings essential: Cost includes tuition, materials and meals. Some workshops have prerequisites, check website for details.


Event Dates
2020
      22nd Aug
      23rd Aug


27 Lindsay Street
East Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

Little Cobbers


The magic of the Museum is brought to life for the youngest visitors with singing, art and craft, storytelling and games.

Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during school term at 9.15am.

Designed for children under six years of age, Little Cobbers encourages fun and discovery based learning around a museum object.


Event Dates
2019
      9th Dec
      10th Dec
      11th Dec


27 Lindsay Street
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

Coopering Workshop (Tankard)


Coopering is the traditional craft of making buckets, tankards, butter churns, wine barrels, baths and all forms of storage containers. Produce a hand crafted coopered tankard in this two day workshop. Experience the tools and techniques of a bygone age, tuition given by Andrew Finch the last traditionally trained cooper out of the Wales.


Event Dates
2020
      25th Jul
      26th Jul


27 Lindsay Street
East Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop


After completing Blacksmithing Basics, further your blacksmithing skills and create your own fireside and barbecue tool set.

On the day:
Move to the next level and learn scroll work and make a decorative fire poke and rake.
After completing this workshop, you are eligible to participate in the Blacksmithing Project Workshops.

Meet your tutor:
Terry Drennan began training as a blacksmith and farrier in Melbourne when he was 21 years old. He has won the Australian champion in blacksmithing and farriery on many occasions. At the same time, Terry never lost the skills and enthusiasm for the other traditional facets of his trade such as making decorative gates and furniture. He has been teaching blacksmithing courses at Cobb+Co Museum for over 15 years.

Spectators are welcome.

Age: 16 years and over.
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves.
Prerequisite: Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop.


Event Dates
2020
      19th Sep
      20th Sep


27 Lindsay Street
East Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

Blacksmithing Teen Workshop


Create a custom project in this three hour workshop designed for teens aged 13 to 17 years.

Join Australian Champion Blacksmith Terry Drennan for a short lesson in the custom built blacksmithing shop. Learn techniques such as drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, forge welding and riveting, barley twisting.

Designed for teens aged 13 to 17 years old, in this three hour workshop you can create a Pendant 9am or a Fire Poker 1pm.

Terry Drennan began training as a blacksmith and farrier in Melbourne when he was 21 years old. He has won the Australian champion in blacksmithing and farriery on many occasions. At the same time, Terry never lost the skills and enthusiasm for the other traditional facets of his trade such as making decorative gates and furniture. He has been teaching blacksmithing courses at Cobb+Co Museum for over 15 years.

Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

Requirements: Please wear closed in shoes, long trousers and long sleeves.


Event Dates
2020
      9th Jul
      9th Jul


27 Lindsay Street
East Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop


Join Australian Champion Blacksmith Terry Drennan for a lesson in the custom built blacksmithing shop. Learn techniques such as drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, forge welding and riveting, barley twisting.

Once you have completed the blacksmithing advanced, you are eligible to participate in their project workshops. Join them for a weekend to extend your blacksmithing skills even further and create a freestanding firewood rack, using elegant scrollwork design. The perfect addition to your fireplace to keep your logs dry, organised and within easy reach at all times.

Bookings essential: Cost includes tuition, materials and meals.
Prerequisite: Blacksmithing Basics and Advanced Workshops.
Age: 16 years and over.
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves.


Event Dates
2020
      4th Apr
      5th Apr


27 Lindsay Street
East Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

Blacksmithing Teen Workshop


Create a custom project in this three hour workshop designed for teens aged 13 to 17 years.

Join Australian Champion Blacksmith Terry Drennan for a short lesson in the custom built blacksmithing shop. Learn techniques such as drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, forge welding and riveting, barley twisting.

Designed for teens aged 13 to 17 years old, in this three hour workshop you can create a Metal Flower 9am or a Snake 1pm.

Terry Drennan began training as a blacksmith and farrier in Melbourne when he was 21 years old. He has won the Australian champion in blacksmithing and farriery on many occasions. At the same time, Terry never lost the skills and enthusiasm for the other traditional facets of his trade such as making decorative gates and furniture. He has been teaching blacksmithing courses at Cobb+Co Museum for over 15 years.

Book now by contacting Cobb+Co Museum or on their website.

Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

Requirements: Please wear closed in shoes, long trousers and long sleeves.


Event Dates
2020
      1st Jul
      1st Jul


27 Lindsay Street
East Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

Coopering Workshop (Tankard)


Coopering is the traditional craft of making buckets, tankards, butter churns, wine barrels, baths and all forms of storage containers. Produce a hand crafted coopered tankard in this two day workshop. Experience the tools and techniques of a bygone age, tuition given by Andrew Finch the last traditionally trained cooper out of the Wales.


Event Dates
2020
      20th Jun
      21st Jun


27 Lindsay Street
East Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop.


After completing Blacksmithing Basics, further your skills and create your own fireside and barbecue tool set.

On the day:
Move to the next level and learn scroll work and make a decorative fire poke and rake.
After completing this workshop, you are eligible to participate in the Blacksmithing Project Workshops.

Meet your tutor:
Terry Drennan began training as a blacksmith and farrier in Melbourne when he was 21 years old. He has won the Australian champion in blacksmithing and farriery on many occasions. At the same time, Terry never lost the skills and enthusiasm for the other traditional facets of his trade such as making decorative gates and furniture. He has been teaching blacksmithing courses at Cobb+Co Museum for over 15 years.

Spectators are welcome.

Age: 16 years and over.
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves.
Prerequisite: Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop.


Event Dates
2020
      9th May
      10th May


27 Lindsay Street
East Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 2.9K from Harlaxton

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