Introduction to Bladesmithing with Matthew Parkinson. #645-1011. 2 days. October 11 & 12.

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.




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