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Three day pattern welding or etched knife & sheath workshop

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Duration: 3 days

Price: £450

Book with: Ali English
at Eldrum and Redwolf

Kenwood
Swallow Road
Thorganby, Grimsby
Lincolnshire
DN37 0SU

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About the Course

After the success of the two day bladesmithing workshops we also offer, we've decided to add some three day sessions as well! We will be offering three day workshops on the following topics:

Pattern welded knife making sessions where you will make two billets of pattern welded steel and weld them together before forging out your knife, heat treating it, putting a handle on it and a final edge. You can choose from bushcraft knife, bowie knife, chef knife or seax, and as each billet of pattern weld comes out differently, each knife will be a completely unique, one of a kind piece.

Acid etched knife and sheath making session - again, you can choose from bowie, bushcraft, chef or seax, and you will get to make a sheath to go with it. Acid etching can be used to make a beautiful pattern or design on the blade itself, and is also part of this session.

Workshops require a £150 deposit to secure the date you would like to book, with the remainder due either just before the workshop or at the workshop itself. Please wear clothes you don't mind getting grubby in, and ideally steel toe cap boots or comfortable shoes as you will be standing up for quite a bit. Sessions in the winter, autumn and spring may be a little chilly so you might want to bring a warm sweater or coat as well.

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

What's included in the price?

All workshops include lunch, tea and coffee, and generally there will be home made cake as well. We can provide suggestions on local B&Bs if needed. We have room for two people per workshop.

You will ideally go home with a completed knife in the case of the pattern welded knife session, and a complete knife and sheath in the case of the acid etched knife session.



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Course Start Dates

Friday 17th January 2020
Friday 28th February 2020
Friday 20th March 2020
Friday 22nd May 2020
Friday 19th June 2020
Friday 10th July 2020
Friday 21st August 2020
Friday 2nd October 2020
Friday 23rd October 2020
Friday 4th December 2020

  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Intermediate level
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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