Two person 'Bushcraft blade in a day' course in Shropshire

Shropshire knife making course


Have you ever fancied having a go at Blacksmithing? Why not give it a try on our 'Bushcraft Blade in a Day' Course!!

Simply click on 'Ask a question' to arrange a course date!!

Situated in the beautiful Shropshire hills, Jake Hedge runs a fully equipped workshop offering a variety of tailor made courses for all skill levels. Come and 'have a bash'at this ancient craft and leave with a beautifully forged bushcraft knife...and maybe the odd blister!!

Forge some high carbon steel by hand into your blade profile, use the power hammer, gas forge and all the toys!!...I mean tools..! Harden in oil and oven temper, add some oak scales, copper pins and leave with a simple yet beautifully made bushcraft blade - all whilst having a whole lot of fun!

Flexible booking any day other than Sundays subject to availability. Simply send Jake a message to arrange a course date and book in!!

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All the materials needed to make one or possibly two bushcraft blades. All safety equipment, Tea, coffee and water provided.

Lunch is not included, so please bring your own.


Jake Hedge at Hedge Ironworks
The Sawmill

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Intermediate level
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
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Seb Ingham - - #31621

We did the Bushcraft blade in a day course - really enjoyed it and would highly recommend it.

It was really interesting to experience a day in a working blacksmiths, learn the processes and techniques, and have a go for yourself.

Jake is really knowledgeable and a great tutor. Having small groups means you get plenty of time having a go, with Jake on hand to advise and guide every step of the way.

Thanks for a great day 👍🏼

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