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Knives, Knives, and More Knives
How many more ways can we make a knife?

You've already made a simple blacksmith knife.
We'll be making knives with rat-tail handles, whittle-tang knives with wooden handles, knives with wooden slab handles. Knives made from automotive coil spring, knives made from bed-rail, knives made from strapping steel, knives made from saw blades. Utility knives, cooking knives, nut choppers, craft knives, necklace knives, camping knives... You get the picture, lots of knives in as many ways as we have time for.

To some degree, the choice of knives made will be influenced by the class' desires, but the instructor reserves the right to stipulate the occasional "learning experience".

8 meeting three hours each    dates&times

Prerequisite: Rudiments I (Rudiments II preferred) AND Nothing but Knives. We're looking for fluency with fire maintenance and at least some decent understanding of forging and heat-treating.

Instructor: Carl West
Maximum 4 students, one per forge

Gift Certificates for Knives, Knives, and More Knives are available.

If none of the dates below work for you (or are already full), we suggest you
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(The wait list gets notified soon after classes are put on the schedule.)

Please wear proper clothing for visiting or working in the forge: closed toe shoes (preferably leather, preferably high-topped. Sneakers are sufficient.), natural fiber clothing, long pants that cover the tops of the shoes. Click here for more safety information.

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