This is a gift certificate for my two day knife making class. After purchase you will be prompted to download a PDF of the certificate for you to print and fill out at your convenience. Be sure to include a correct and working email address during checkout as I will be generating and emailing a unique code for your gift certificate. This code will be the promotional code for the recipient to enter after scheduling their class over at http://knifeclass.eventzilla.net
This is an introduction to bladesmithing and will conclude with attendees completing at least 2 knives using various techniques. This is an intense two day class and while there is no set age requirements, we recommend the classes for ages 16 and over and is limited to 3 students per class and scheduling is done on a first come, first serve basis. All materials, including steel, abrassives and fuels needed to complete knives will be provided along with needed safety gear. We will be using a combination of coal and gas forges during classes. Belt grinders, air tools, abrasive saws and other power equipment may also be used by students.
- Learn proper firing of the forge
- Safety in the use of equipment
- Blade design and geometry
- Hammer techniques
- Forging the blade
- Stock Removal
- Various forms of heat treatment
- Handle construction
- Stabilizing of wood
- Final Assembly and more!