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Cool workshop for metalheads

Hi all,

I was reading the “Parker for Adults: Day and Evening Courses,” the
classes at the Francis W. Parker School for adults and this one
caught my eye:

"Behind the Scenes at A. Finkl and Sons


Class will be held at A. Finkl and Sons 2000 N. Southport Ave. (THe
Jarrow Building), Chicago Course limit 40

Wednesday, October 20 (one session) 6:30-8:00 pm

Visit a steel giant! Grab a hard hat and take an exciting tour of
the A. Finkl and Sons Chicago Steel making facility. See giant
furnaces and other machinery create steel before your eyes. See how
scrap metal is recycled and learn how it’s forged into industrial
products on this thrilling behind the scenes tour. DOn’t miss this
unique opportunity, this tour is not normally available to the
public. Note: YOu must be 13 years of age or older to take the

A. Finkl and Sons is a Chicago steel making legend. They are also
known for their contributions to the community with beautification
projects at and around the facility."

To register, call 773.797.5530 or on line at

Usual disclaimer, no connection.


Elaine Luther
Chicago area, Illinois, USA
Metalsmith, Certified PMC Instructor