Forging the blade to shape.
• Thermocycling (reducing grain growth, which is an undesirable effect
of overheating steel)
• Blade shaping, using grinder file and abrasive paper
• Heat treating
• Blade finishing, sharpening, and edge testing
• Fitting a simple handle
All tools, safety equipment & materials provided and plenty of Tea & Coffee, but please ensure that you have non-flammable clothing and sturdy shoes (preferably leather). No shell suits or fleeces please !
Lunch not included so please bring your own.
Accomodation not included.
No prior experience is needed and the class will guide you through.
The course is open to all aged 18+ who can swing a hammer...(or younger accompanied by a parent), please get in touch with any specific requirements.
Electronic gift certificates available on request.