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Bladesmithing: knife, sword, dagger & axe making courses

16 bladesmithing: knife, sword, dagger & axe making workshops found

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Bladesmithing courses and workshops all across the UK. Learn the art of forging metal blades to make your own bushcraft, kitchen or chef's knife, or make an axe, sword or dagger! Learn how to temper, heat treat and sharpen the blades with experienced knife-makers and blade smiths in the forge.
Forge a rustic blacksmith bushcraft knife
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Forge a rustic blacksmith bushcraft knife
North Yorkshire - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£195
To make the blacksmith knife you will heat a piece of 1055 steel in the gas/coal forge. Shape it with a hammer and anvil as well as drawing out the metal for the handle. The blade is tempered beforehand so that it is easier to work with. You will learn to bevel the knife edge and use a grinder, heat treat it in the forge and quench it. Start time for the course is 9 am, finishing at 5pm. Courses are run every Friday. Over 18s only. Students must be...
Knife making classes for all! Rustic knives
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Knife making classes for all! Rustic knives
East Riding of Yorkshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£150
Come along to our rustic knives workshop and leave with a hand forged razor shape knife! Design, craft, sharpen. Come along to our tranquil village forge in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds where you will get to experience the life of a village blacksmiths/blade-smith for the day. This course will provide you will all the necessary information needed in order to craft a hand forged knife share enough to shave with! No previous experience needed.
Womens' handbag and men's spouch in the style of a leather sporran - Viking style pouch
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Womens' handbag and men's spouch in the style of a leather sporran - Viking style pouch
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th August 2019
£85
Learn to make a small shoulder bag. This will give you all the techniques used in traditional leather craft including cutting out a template, hole punching, dying the edges and using saddle stich to sew it together. An embossed design is placed on the front. Limited to 8 places.
Damascene knife making
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Damascene knife making
North Yorkshire - Next course on 4th September 2019
£650
This is a three day course. The first day and a half is spent forge welding,1095 and 15N20 steel is used. You will draw out the steel, twisting to create a desired pattern. The next day and a half you will either make a knife or chopping knife. This course if for a maximum of two people. Over 18s only. Students must be at least 16 years of age, a parent or guardian must be in attendance for any minors. No prior bookings will be taken without a deposit of...
Blacksmithing experience one day course
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Blacksmithing experience one day course
East Riding of Yorkshire
£150
Come along to our Blacksmithing experience day set in the beautiful village of Burton Agnes, experience what it is like to be a master crafts man and get to fire up a coke forge for the day and use all the traditional tools and skills still used today. Based in the yorkshire wolds we offer one day course to all levels of budding enthusiasts from the ages of 16+ (accompanied by adult), you will be welcomed in and shown around the old forge and a short insite on the basics...
Bladesmithing experience day
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Bladesmithing experience day
Hampshire - Next course on 12th September 2019
£180
Classes are held in my workshop in Southampton. Starting time is 9am until 5pm (approx). Maximum of 2 students per course. After initial safety talk/workshop induction we will discuss the blade options that you can make, I offer several choices. The work will involve, heating blade in gas forge, hammering at the anvil to basic shape/profile, normalise blade, grinding blade to shape, drilling holes (depending on style chosen). Heat treating blade and final grinding and sharpening. Handle options are dependant on the style of blade you chose to make. The...
Forged chef's knife course
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Forged chef's knife course
Hampshire - Next course on 12th September 2019
£380
Classes are held in my workshop in Southampton. Starting time 9am until 5pm (approx). Maximum of 2 students per course. After initial safety talk/workshop induction, we will discuss blade options you can make. There are a couple of styles you can chose from. On day one - heating blade in gas forge, hammering the blade at the anvil to basic shape/profile, normalise blade, grinding blade to shape and heat treating blade and any final grinding. Day two - chose wood for handle, drilling hole for tang, cutting and sanding your...
One day introduction to bladesmithing
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One day introduction to bladesmithing
Bristol - Next course on 12th September 2019
£140
In this one day course I will guide you through all the processes involved in hand-forging your own knife to take home. You will learn the basics of forging, heat treating and sharpening your blade. You will choose from a variety of designs: small bushcraft, steak, pruning and scribing knives and the handles will be shaped from the same piece of steel, which we will adapt for a personal fit. Suitable for those with no previous experience, I will guide you through every step of the process. Spaces are limited...
Knife making weekend Gloucestershire
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Knife making weekend Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire - Next course on 13th September 2019
£220
The weekend is taught by Arian Leljak, an experienced blacksmith and teacher. By the end of the weekend you will have completed a knife with wooden or antler handle and a leather sheath. The weekend starts 7-9 on the Friday then all day Saturday and Sunday. Each course will have four participants You will work to your chosen design to create a blade out of high-carbon steel. You will learn how to harden and temper the steel in order to achieve an excellent cutting edge. The handles will be made...
Axe & bladesmithing weekend workshop – 2 days making your choice of a seax, bushcraft, bowie or chef knife
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Axe & bladesmithing weekend workshop – 2 days making your choice of a seax, bushcraft, bowie or chef knife
Lincolnshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£300
Join bladesmith Matt Aldridge at his forge in Lincolnshire for a range of two day workshops where you will learn how to make a knife or axe from start to finish. Our workshops book up quickly so please book early. See our website for remaining availability of places. The sessions include forging a billet of steel to shape, using a belt grinder to remove excess metal, heat treating your knife, and how to fit and finish a solid handle. Axe workshops use a lot more forging, as you will be...

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