OFFICE HOURS
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

hammerspacehobby@gmail.com

Pewter Casting: Make Pewter Ornaments

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

Learn to cast pewter holiday ornaments in laser cut MDF molds. We will be altering existing designs and casting from existing molds to create a variety of beautiful pewter ornaments. Make as many as you like during the time that we have. This is a great introduction class for anyone interested in learning metal working. For ages 10-110 years old Continue Reading

Intermediate Bladesmithing – Kiridashi Knife

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

The Kiridashi is **the original Japanese utility knife**. A smaller chisel pointed version was traditionally carried in the sleeve pocket of one's kimono by both Samurai and peasant alike. The Kiridashi is now used by practically everyone in Japan from children to master craftsmen. In many ways it's the fixed blade equivalent of the western pocket knife. We will be 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

Bladesmith club meeting

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

We hold regular standing drop-in meetups for bladesmiths who are members of Hammerspace on Thursday nights. We will be offering the various advanced classes on these nights on a rotating basis or on demand for some activities, and provide ongoing instruction and support for projects begun in previous weeks. Of course, blade-smithing club members can just bring their own projects Continue Reading

Bladesmith club meeting

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

We hold regular standing drop-in meetups for bladesmiths who are members of Hammerspace on Thursday nights. We will be offering the various advanced classes on these nights on a rotating basis or on demand for some activities, and provide ongoing instruction and support for projects begun in previous weeks. Of course, blade-smithing club members can just bring their own projects Continue Reading

Pewter Casting: Make Pewter Ornaments and other Pewter Gifts

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

Learn to cast pewter holiday ornaments in laser cut MDF molds. We will be altering existing designs and casting from existing molds to create a variety of beautiful pewter ornaments. Make as many as you like during the time that we have. This is a great introduction class for anyone interested in learning metal working. For ages 10-110 years old 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 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

Silver smithing Basics: Hand-Forged Silver Band Ring

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

Just in time for the holidays! Learn basic silver-smithing techniques while making a silver band-style ring. This class will teach you about basic metal-working hand tools, their usage and safety, and jewelry making techniques in order to create your very own individualized sterling silver band ring for yourself, or to give someone as a gift. You will learn: measuring, cutting, Continue Reading

Silver and Stones Rings – Bezel setting stones for beginners

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

This silversmithing class is a good first or second class after learning to make a simple band ring. In this class we will create a band ring and introduce new tools for setting stones in a silver bezel. We will design and solder together a combination of silver wire and bezel(s) to create settings for assorted cabochons ranging from turquoise Continue Reading

Blacksmith jewelry – Barrettes and Blanket Pins

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

In this introductory class we will be learning to draw out, taper, twist, scroll and loop steel. We will be practicing with hammer, anvil, tongs, forge and various bending tools. Explore the basics of blacksmithing as you create a unique and functional accessory. Students may choose to make a two piece Barrette or Cloak Pin that turns any blanket into 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