Liability Waiver

Waiver of Liability and Release

Artisan Estate:  Blacksmithing

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY.

If you have questions, have them answered before signing this document.

In consideration of being permitted to participate in a blacksmithing class, I am in full recognition and appreciation of the dangers and risks inherent in such activities, do hereby waive, release and forever discharge Chris Stratford, Artisan Estate and family from and against any and all claims, demands, action or causes of action for costs, expenses or damages to personal property or personal injury, which may result from my participation in these activities.


I understand and admit that my participation in blacksmithing is voluntary. I assume full responsibility for any injuries or damages resulting from my participation in this activity including responsibility for using reasonable judgment in all phases of participation of the activity.

I understand that blacksmithing is an inherently dangerous activity and acknowledge that there are risks inherent in its practice, including without limitation:

(1) the use of and exposure to hot coals, hot metal, and hot flux

(2) the use of and exposure to sharp objects

(3) the use of and exposure to power tools and hand tools

(4) exposure to falling or flying objects

(5) exposure to dirt, wax, oil, and grime


I understand that my negligence or failure to act within my abilities may contribute to or result in an injury. I recognize and understand that the activities may be hazardous, that my participation is solely at my own risk, and that I assume full responsibility for any resulting injuries and damages. All blacksmithing classes will begin with a safety lesson followed by a lesson on the proper use of the tools and equipment in and around the shop.

I acknowledge that I have read and understand this entire Waiver of Liability and Release, and I agree to be legally bound by it.

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