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A beginners knife making course

A beginners knife making course

Course Provider: Highfield forge

Contact Name: Andy Smith

Telephone: 07552222748

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26 Highfield Road
West Yorkshire

Course Length: 4 Hours

Price: £100

5 star rating, 2 reviewers.

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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


In this knife making course you will make a rustic style knife over four hours out of 1055 carbon steel. I will take you through the forging process step by step (you will be doing all of the hammer work so have your weetabix). You will learn how the heat treatment is done, from the normalisation to tempering and how to sharpen your blade on the belt grinder This is a 1 on 1 course so you get my undivided attention and I will answer any questions you may have. There is a £40 none refundable deposit to book your course with the balance payable on the day. To book email me via the contact form above with the month you would like book in and I will send you a list of times and dates available. I have put a picture of a simple knife I have made but you are welcome to do your own design. You must be 18 or older to do this course.

What's included in the price?

You will be provided with a piece of 1055 carbon steel all the tools you will need, plus all the protective equipment, eg. gloves, glasses and leather apron, but please dress in old clothes.

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what a great course . I had a fantastic afternoon with Andy,
and with it been 1 to 1 i learnt a lot, because Andy is patient my hammering got much better to (well it couldn't get worse)
very good value for money .I will definitely be back to have another go.


Had a brilliant day with Andy. He's patient, able to instruct an demonstrate. Also takes time to explain why things are done. Wish i could go and do it again tomorrow. Will definitely be back for another go at the forge.


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