Tinsmith Workshop

Historic Ramsey House
Event Location: 
Historic Ramsey House, 2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville, TN 37914
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Learn all about the use and trade of tin in the 18th century from local professional Tinsmith, David Drake. This workshop is an instructional, hands-on workshop, where participants will have the chance to make their own tin creation! Participants will learn the basic use of hand tools used in the tinsmithing craft. During this workshop, participants will lay out a pattern, cut, pierce (punch) a design, fold, form and solder a candleholder using hand tools. This workshop will be limited to 6 participants. The goal is for everyone to leave with a completed candleholder. The cost is $50 and all supplies are included. Reservations and payment can be made online (http://www.ramseyhouse.org/) or over the phone (865-546-0745) and must be made in advance. Registration will end on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.