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Advanced Blacksmith Knife: May 22-25

Advanced Blacksmith Knife


Nick Rossi

Class runs:  May 22-25

Tuition: $500

Material fee: $40

Skill level:Intermediate skills in blacksmithing and bladesmithing


       This class is all about making functional knives that are 100% forged or fabricated out of metal. Projects will include forge welding high carbon material to railroad spikes and bolts, hollow handle survival knives made with forged pipe and using upsetting and texturing techniques to make cool knives out of just steel. Grinding, finishing, hardening and sharpening will be covered. Prerequisite for this class would be a minimum of Beginner Blacksmithing. Proficiency in forge welding will be necessary in this workshop. Experimentation will be encouraged.