Knife making weekend Gloucestershire 4th-6th January 2019


Duration: Friday evening all day Saturday and Sunday

Price: £220

Run by: Pam Brown
at Nailsworth Community Workshop

07971737626

Nailsworth Subscription Rooms
Bath Road
Nailsworth
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL6 0HH

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About the Course

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 of variety of woods, to meet your aesthetic sense and to fit your hand. Finally we will make sheaths by moulding veg-tanned leather.

Age 15 and above.

The course would make an excellent present and gift vouchers are available .

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?

The course price includes all materials and tuition and is held in a well equipped workshop in the centre of Nailsworth. Teas and coffees are provided (as well as a selection of biscuits) but we ask that you provide your own lunch. Being in the centre of Nailsworth the workshop is surrounded by many cafes and shops where you can buy something



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Course Start Dates

Friday 4th January 2019

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly