This is backyard forging, aimed at people wanting to learn the basic skills of forging their own knives with simple and readily available resources. You will learn how to select the right metal and then we will go through the process step by step of cutting, shaping and all the heat treating cycles to make a high quality wood carving blade. On the second day we will make our custom made handle from Scottish timber. We will learn how to sharpen the blade like a pro and finally fix the blade into your handle.

What's included in the price?

All materials needed to make your knife and handle. All safety equipment on the day. Tea and coffee


2 days

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



Wooden Tom

with Craft Courses since 2013

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Parking provided
  • Tutor can travel
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Mother's Day
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Inshriach Farm, , Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, PH22 1QP