“FORGING A BLACKSMITH’S KNIFE”
On this 1 day class we will forge a Blacksmith’s knife also known as a a viking knife. This is a one piece knife with a forged handle. We will go through the basic forging, grinding and heat treating of the blade to end up with a finished knife in one day !
This is a perfect introduction to the craft of the Bladesmith.
This class will be from 9am – 5pm
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
Safety equipment is provided for all the classes but please ensure that you have warm, non-flamablen natural material clothing and sturdy shoes (preferably leather). No shell suits or fleeces! Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. We will be stopping for lunch so please bring your own lunch or you can stop at a local café and/or get food at local shops. .
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Excellent day. Owen was a great tutor and kept a sharp eye on progress, helping out where needed.
Everyone completed their knife and took it home.
All tools and safety equipment was provided, small group size (7 on our day) meant we could all see the demo and get the required amount of attention.
Owen is a master craftsman, he showed us some stunning examples of his work. The detail he can get on a blade is amazing.
I would recommend this class to anyone.