Introduction to Bladesmithing with Matthew Parkinson. #645-1011. 2 days. October 11 & 12.
- When: Saturday, October 11, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Where: Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne
- Cost: $210 - $230
- Age limit: All ages
- Categories: Class, Workshop
Students can expect to forge and finish one 4-6" blade antler handled hunting knife. Topics covered will be working with high carbon steels, knife design, forging a blade to shape, grinding, finishing, heat treating, fitting a guard, and attaching a handle. This class is intended as an introductory bladesmithing class but some forging experience is helpful.
Tuition $230. Member Tuition $210. Materials Fee $45.
NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required for students safety.