Knife Making Tuition 1to1 - Wiltshire

Knife Making Tuition 1to1  - Wiltshire

Duration: 2 Days

Price: £275

Run by: Graham Clarke
at Clarke Knives


Unit 21, Lower Basset Down Workshops
Basset Down

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About the Course

Under the tutelage of Graham Clarke you will learn to make a stainless steel, fixed blade knife by the stock removal method (no forging). You will also design and make a leather sheath for your knife.

During day 1 you will:-
* Cut the knife profile from sheet steel
* Prepare the blank and heat-treat it
* Hollow grind, polish or satin finish the blade

On Day 2 you will:-
* Fit bolsters and handle scales
* Shape and finish the handle
* Sharpen and finish your knife
* Design, make and finish a leather sheath

Graham is a qualified Metallurgist and has many years experience both as a knife maker and a commercial heat treater.

The course runs as required and can be on consecutive days or on AdHoc days (any days, mid-week and some weekend days, mostly Sundays) to suit your requirements.

The course normally runs on the basis of 1-to-1 tuition and is open to all from the age of 18. Group bookings, for up to 3 people at reduced per person rates, can be specially arranged. Please contact Graham for these.

Personalised, printable gift vouchers are available on request for those special occasions.

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 tools, materials, consumables and safety equipment will be supplied. Please wear old clothing and sturdy shoes. No shorts or open shoes.
Lunch will be provided as well as refreshments throughout the day.

* If you have any special dietary requirements you may wish to bring your own refreshments for the day.

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Course Start Dates

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

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