2 Day Seax Making Course

This is a 2 day class concentrating on the particular techniques of forging a seax with Jacek Robótka of Jorgen Craft.

We will forge 8-10 inch broken back seax.

No prior experience is needed and the class will guide you through:

· Using a gas forge

· Forging the blade to shape

· Thermocycling (reducing grain growth, which is an undesirable effect of over heating steel)

· Blade shaping, using grinder file and abrasive paper

· Heat treating

· Blade finishing, sharpening, and edge testing

. Fitting a simple handle

The course is open to all aged 18+ who can swing a hammer… I can cater for two or three people, please get in touch with any specific requirements.

For Course dates please contact us at jorgencraft@gmail.com or alternatively please check our Course Calendar

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This is a 2 day class concentrating on the particular techniques of forging a seax with Jacek Robótka of Jorgen Craft.

We will forge 8-10 inch broken back seax.

No prior experience is needed and the class will guide you through:

· Using a gas forge

· Forging the blade to shape

· Thermocycling (reducing grain growth, which is an undesirable effect of over heating steel)

· Blade shaping, using grinder file and abrasive paper

· Heat treating

· Blade finishing, sharpening, and edge testing

. Fitting a simple handle

The course is open to all aged 18+ who can swing a hammer… I can cater for two or three people, please get in touch with any specific requirements.


This is a perfect introduction to the craft of the Blacksmith and perfect birthday or anniversary gift for someone interested in crafts.

The course will be held 9am to 5pm . Duration of the class is 2 days.

What’s included in the price?
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.

Accommodation not included.

Please read the terms & conditions before booking a course. (link)

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