10 things to do in Toowoomba this weekend

2. Blacksmithing beginners Workshop

LEARN the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools, including a coal chisel, hot cutter, round punch, oval punch, centre punch and tongs at the Cobb and Co Museum this weekend.

As well as your tools, you will take away the basic skills of blacksmithing, including operating a forge and using the tools and anvil.

After completing this workshop, you are eligible to participate in the Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop and project workshops.

The course will be held at Cobb and Co over Saturday and Sunday from 8am-4pm.

Book via 4659.4900 or inquiries@cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au.

3. Quilt exhibition and market

THE Quilt Exhibition and Boutique Market brings you a beautiful display of local talent, including quilts, embroidery, patchwork, cross stitch, and knitting, with a vintage wedding gown on display and boutique market stalls to buy from.

Foxwood Forge keeps ancient craft alive

  1. When the moulders are beaten the machinists and the pattemmakers, and the blacksmiths, and the electricians, and the engineers, and all the rest take their turn of going up against the boss in separate bodies to be licked. As each is taking its
  2. FRUITLAND PARK — The coal-fired forge spews bright yellow sparks and a flume of acrid smoke when journeyman blacksmith Steve Estenson winds the crank on his century-old bellows. He stokes the glowing embers with a steel bar, burying it in a pocket of 
  3. There was one furnace, two forges with eight fires – 80 feet long and 45 feet broad, one stamping mill, three coal houses, two blacksmith shops, seven frame houses with bricks, 37 log houses, three storehouses, two sawmills, three stables; one

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