Bladesmithing / Knife Making Day


Duration: 1 Day

Price: £130

Run by: Will Holland
at Phoenix Forge

01267234603

Mile End
Trevaughan
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 3QL

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About the Course

Knife Making Class.

Spend the day learning the tips and tricks of professional knife and blade making at Phoenix Forge.

We start out making a basic letter opener to get you warmed up and used to working with the forge, after a cuppa we get started on forging a true working knife. we go from selecting the right type of tool steel in to forging a rough blade shape out, then the shape is refined by grind the bevels. From there we demonstrate how to heat treat, and then depending on the style you will get to shape a suitable handle to fit.

By the end of the day everyone should have both a letter opener and forged knife to take away with them.

The class is for over 18’s only

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All the tools, materials, P.P.E (safety glasses, hearing protection, apron, etc)

Free tea, coffee and Squash provided. But please bring your own packed lunch along.

You will need to wear work type clothes, no nylon or synthetics etc. – (Jeans and T shirt most appropriate expect sparks & flames)

Also safety boots are preferred other wise leather or walking boots are best, no open toed footwear is allowed in the forge for safety reasons.



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Course Start Dates

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


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