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Highfield forge

Contact Name: Andy Smith

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Address:
Addingford mills
Addingford lane
Horbury, Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF45LD

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Highfield forge's Courses

Axe making course
Platinum AWARD
(6)
Axe making course
West Yorkshire
£150
Here is your opportunity to make an Axe from a folded piece of mild steel with a forge welded high carbon steel core. This blacksmithing course is held in a fully working forge in Horbury Wakefield. I will take you through the Forge welding process step by step using a traditional coal forge. The axe will then be formed into shape using a combination of a fly press and hammer and anvil, once we have the axe formed, its onto drifting the eye to accept the handle, that all done...
Para cord handle rustic knife course
Platinum AWARD
(29)
Para cord handle rustic knife course
West Yorkshire
£125
In this knife making course you will make a rustic style knife over four hours out of 1045 carbon steel. I will take you through the forging process step by step (you will be doing all of the hammer work so have your weetabix). You will learn how the heat treatment is done, from the normalisation to tempering and how to shape your knife with a grinder, then finish it with a para cord rap handle. I will also answer any questions you may have. There is a £40 non...
Wood handle rustic knife course
Platinum AWARD
(8)
Wood handle rustic knife course
West Yorkshire
£225
Your chance to make your own hand forged knife. You will start with a piece of 1045 carbon steel and using anvil, hammer and a coal or gas forge, shape your knife. This is a completely hand forged knife, it is open to beginners but you will need stamina and patience. I will take you through the heat treatment step by step and how to use the grinders to shape and sharpen your knife before we finish it with a nice wood handle. The course is on going so just...