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June 20, 2020

IRONWORKS FESTIVAL 2020

Demonstration of ancient iron foundry in Bohinj

THURSDAY, 25 June 2020

  • 11 am – 3 pm     Preparing the venue
  • 3 pm – 10 pm     Iron ore roasting and preparation for building smelting furnaces

FRIDAY, 26 June 2020

  • 9 am – 3 pm    Construction and drying of the furnaces according to the old smelting techniques

SATURDAY, 27 June 2020

10 am – 1 pm

  • Preheating of the smelting furnaces
  • Presentation of the ancient iron smelting procedure
  • Deconstruction of the furnaces (after 6 pm)
  • Smithing of the bloom

Some of the previous year’s highlights

Organizer:

  • Krajevna skupnost Stara Fužina-Studor
  • Turizem Bohinj
  • v sodelovanju z Oddelkom za arheologijo, Filozofska fakulteta Univerze v Ljubljani
  • in Inštititutom za kovinske materiale in tehnologije v Ljubljani

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