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M-F and Saturday 11am-7pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm

MEMBER HOURS
7am-11pm EVERY DAY

(913) 686-6562

5200 E 45th St
Kansas City, MO 64130

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Intro To Bladesmithing: DIY Railroad Spike Knife (2 Day Class)

The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

NOTE: THIS IS A 2-DAY, 2-PART CLASS. PART 1 ON SATURDAY, NOON TO ABOUT 3:30 PM. PART 2 ON SUNDAY, NOON UNTIL YOUR KNIFE IS COMPLETE. PART 1 (Saturday): We will be forging rail road spikes into knives. In this first class we will hammer out a knife blank from a spike to prepare for the stock removal process. Basic Continue Reading

Welding For Everyone

The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

WELDING FOR EVERYONE! In the Welding for Everyone class, the instructor will cover basic welding techniques. A variety of useful welding methods will be demonstrated and then repeated by the students. Open to beginners as well as those who have prior experience. Please bring a long sleeved, preferably denim shirt with you to protect your arms (NO FLANNEL). The class Continue Reading

Intro To Swords – Fancy Fencing Swords

Hammerspace Community Workshop & Makerspace 5200 E 45th St, Kansas City, MO

The small sword or smallsword (also court sword,French: épée de cour, lit. “Sword of the court”) is a light one-handed sword designed for thrusting which evolved out of the longer and heavier rapier of the late Renaissance. The height of the small sword's popularity was during the 18th century, when any civilian or soldier with pretensions to gentlemanly status would Continue Reading

Intro to Blacksmithing – Viking forks!

The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

In this fun and foundational class we will be forging square tapers, practicing our drawing out technique, developing general hammer control and learning to use anvils in synergy with your hammer strikes. We will also be learning make a simple scroll and a twist pattern. Our goal is to create unique steel skewers for roasting treats over a fire or Continue Reading

Intro Blacksmithing and welding – Forged Barbeque Swords!

Hammerspace Community Workshop & Makerspace 5200 E 45th St, Kansas City, MO

Defend your grill or campfire with honor and style with your own Barbeque Sword! This full sized sword shaped steel roasting skewer comes equipped with a hand forged bottle-opener pommel! In this super fun beginner class we will introduce students to the propane forge and the MIG welder and plasma cutter. Learn hammer technique to draw out a point, make Continue Reading

Mission Control: High Powered Paper Rocket Launcher

The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Just in time for Independence Day! Build your own pneumatic launch station to send paper rockets soaring hundreds of feet! The launch station uses an electric valve and pressurized air to launch rockets as high as you choose. The Mission Control box contains a safety key switch, ARM indicator and launch button and provides wired control of the launch platform. Continue Reading

Intro to Blacksmithing – Viking forks!

The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

In this fun and foundational class we will be forging square tapers, practicing our drawing out technique, developing general hammer control and learning to use anvils in synergy with your hammer strikes. We will also be learning make a simple scroll and a twist pattern. Our goal is to create unique steel skewers for roasting treats over a fire or Continue Reading

Welding For Everyone

The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

WELDING FOR EVERYONE! In the Welding for Everyone class, the instructor will cover basic welding techniques. A variety of useful welding methods will be demonstrated and then repeated by the students. Open to beginners as well as those who have prior experience. Please bring a long sleeved, preferably denim shirt with you to protect your arms (NO FLANNEL). The class Continue Reading

Intro to Knives: Totem Pommel Knives

Hammerspace Community Workshop & Makerspace 5200 E 45th St, Kansas City, MO

Lions and tigers and wolves and... dragons? oh my! In this class we will be working with the CNC plasma cutter to cut your choice of profiles out of 1084 high carbon steel. This is a perfect steel for handmade knives and will serve as a great introduction to making your own high carbon tools We will then learn how Continue Reading

Jewelry-Making Basics: Coin Rings (US Quarter)

The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Coins have been made into rings for years, they were sometimes given as wedding bands after World War I and WWII. It is said that these rings were often made in the trenches or on Navy ships at sea by hitting the coin with a large silver spoon several thousand times. Learn how to heat, hammer, and shape metal while Continue Reading

Intro To Bladesmithing: DIY Railroad Spike Knife (2 Day Class)

The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

NOTE: THIS IS A 2-DAY, 2-PART CLASS. PART 1 ON SATURDAY, NOON TO ABOUT 3:30 - 4 PM. PART 2 ON SUNDAY, NOON UNTIL YOUR KNIFE IS COMPLETE. PART 1 (Saturday): We will be forging rail road spikes into knives. In this first class we will hammer out a knife blank from a spike to prepare for the stock removal Continue Reading